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   Re: [xml-dev] Testing

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One important aspect of testing is to check files against known-good 
results to see if they are equal or, if different, where they differ. 
You may wish to check out our web site for XML file comparison 
software. This can be particularly useful when you get to automating 
your regression tests.


At 10:40 am -0600 6/3/02, Paul Tucker wrote:
>This is my first venture into the XML world so please excuse my 
>ignorance. I am testing an application that has an XML interface to 
>allow B2B messaging. At the moment this is very much a learning 
>phase for me (in at the deep end as usual!) and I am trying to 
>gather as much info as possible.
>When it comes to testing for XML the main focus seems to be on 
>testing that documents are valid. From my perspective I am 
>interested in this but also how my application is going to deal with 
>the XML it receives (whether it be valid or invalid). This means 
>that I am going to have to send different documents (both invalid 
>and valid) with different sets of data and check the response 
>document and data is OK and that what I expect to happen in the 
>application itself actually happens.
>We have started prototyping an application that will allow us to do 
>this type of testing but I wanted to find out what other people do 
>for this - I guess system -  testing and if there are already any 
>tools that I've missed! 
>Paul Tucker
>Merit AT Ltd
>Professional Test Automation
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      • From: "Paul Tucker" <ptucker@merit-at.com>


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