Re: [xsl] Poor man's test suite

Subject: Re: [xsl] Poor man's test suite
From: "bryan rasmussen" <rasmussen.bryan@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 09:54:09 +0100

Bryan Rasmussen

On Dec 19, 2007 9:51 AM, Jesper Tverskov <jesper@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi list
> Normally a stylesheet don't need that much testing, the input is
> known. But when trying to make a stylesheet like my "Identity
> transformation for XSLT 2.0", the stylesheet must be able to handle
> any well-formed input no matter how weird.
> I am not used to that kind of heavy testing. What do we have of
> "official" collections of all sorts of XML documents for testing
> purposes and how can we be sure that they really cover all the
> weirdness like XML declarations looking like the following:
> <?xml
> version
> =
> "1.0"
> ?>
> or markup inside CDATA sections in elements in comments inside PIs, etc?
> Do we have any tutorials about where we most often have the problems,
> what to look for and be beware off et cetera? Even a checklist or 10
> rules of thumb could be of great help?
> Cheers,
> Jesper Tverskov

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