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* Jim Melton <email@example.com> [2005-08-12 13:00]:
> Len, et al,
> At 8/12/2005 08:21 AM, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> >Without digging into the details, I welcome this
> >approach. XML Query is a major addition to the toolkit
> >and providing test suites before fielding gets too
> >far along is the best way to ensure interoperability
> >even if it slows down development and fielding.
> Thanks (speaking as a co-chair of the XML Query WG).
> >Do you think the test cases cover the right sources
> >of problems? I would hope 7000 cases would suffice.
> Which leads me to the conclusion: 7,000 isn't enough because the existing
> 7,000 tests don't cover all of the features. One might claim, and get
> support for the claim, that 7,000 would be enough if spread appropriately
> across all of the features, but few would claim that 7,000 is "large
> enough" that the remaining features should go completely untested ;^)
Probably already in place:
Why not accept submissions of tests from XQuery users? Set up a
WWW interface that accepts submissions and can actually execute
them. Discuss the results on a news group.
The results of user discussions could produce tests.
Alan Gutierrez - firstname.lastname@example.org