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Re: XML Schema Test Collection open for contributions

"Henry S. Thompson" wrote:
>                       W3C XML Schema Test Collection
>               Henry S. Thompson, University of Edinburgh and W3C
>             Oriol Carbo, University of Edinburgh and W3C1 May 2001
> 1.   Goals and Objectives
> The W3C XML Schema Test Collection work aims at coordinating test
> suites for W3C XML Schema processors created by different developers.
> Here are its main objectives:
>  1. Integrate existing tests for W3C XML Schema processors in a common
>     environment so they can be accessed publicly and shared among
>     developers;
>  2. Establish a standard approach to test material IPR which meets the
>     needs of both contributors and users;
>  3. Collect and develop tools to automate the execution and
>     presentation of the test suites;
>  4. Offer a standard description of tests related to W3C XML Schema
>     processors:
>       a. Define what areas of the W3C XML Schema specifications the
>          test relates to;
>       b. Specify whether or not a test is designed to identify any
>          errors in schema(s) and/or instance;
>       c. When errors are expected, identify them;
>       d. Provide links to the part(s) of the W3C XML Schema
>          specification tested;
>       e. Facilitate automatic test processing and result presentation.
>  5. (Test descriptions should be understandable by a developer without
>     the need to actually view the test file(s) themselves);
>  6. Offer a standard presentation of test results;
>  7. Design additional tests and add/regularise descriptions of the
>     existing tests;
>  8. In due course, provide an XSLT-based approach to comparing XML
>     representations of the post schema-validation infoset as produced
>     by different processors. We will shortly announce the availability
>     of XML Schemas for both the ordinary Infoset and the PSVInfoset;

Does that mean a XML representation of the PSVI ?

It would be another good news!

Feel free to use XSLTunit [1] if it may be of any help (for 3. and 8.
for instance).

It's still work in progress and amongst the enhancements of this tool, I
plan to see if/how I could make it compatible with EARL.


[1] http://xsltunit.org
> 2.   How to contribute
> The W3C expects to author only a small part of the collection -- we
> are counting on Member organisations and others to contribute the
> majority.
> To offer materials for the collection, please send e-mail to
> www-xml-schema-tests@w3.org
> ht
> --
>   Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
>           W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
>      2 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh EH8 9LW, SCOTLAND -- (44) 131 650-4440
>             Fax: (44) 131 650-4587, e-mail: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk
>                      URL: http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/~ht/

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