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From xia zhao <lilyzh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Sample Files Collection for AOO testing
Date Wed, 22 Feb 2012 16:22:56 GMT
Rob,

About 1500 sample files, 1G in draft.

Lily

2012/2/22 Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>

> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 10:53 AM, xia zhao <lilyzhao8@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Rob,
> >
> > I totally agree with you fabout inding one place to manage the test
> > documents.
> >
> > For the samle files catalog, I like your idea about category them via
> > directory structure, currently I do this way on my local.
> >
> > So the next action is find one Apache server. I can upload what I have to
> > the server and place one guide on QA wiki page to show how to structure
> > those testing files.
> >
>
> What is the total size of the document collection you have now?  How
> many files and how many total megabytes?
>
> > Best Regards,
> >
> > Lily
> >
> > 2012/2/22 Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
> >
> >>  On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 12:40 AM, xia zhao <lilyzhao8@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> > Hi all,
> >> >
> >> > Recently I am working on sample files collection and category. These
> >> sample
> >> > files would be used for AOO 3.4 and further AOO release testing. These
> >> > sample files are major for compatibility, which covers the
> >> interoperabilty
> >> > with MS office 2003, MS office 2007/2010 and previous OpenOffice
> release.
> >> > Now I have had thousands of MS Office sample files and still need
> more,
> >> > especially old OO documents. If you have some sample files, not
> >> > confiditenal, can share with you, would you like send it back me by
> mail:
> >> > lilyzhao8@gmail.com? Many thanks!
> >> >
> >> > Sorry I couldn't find one good place to manage these sample files, or
> >> > anyone have idea where we can centralize these sample files for
> community
> >> > QA volunteers testing?
> >> >
> >>
> >> We could find a place in our subversion repository for test documents.
> >>
> >> But even more useful would be a collection of test files with metadata
> >> that explains what they are and how to test them.
> >>
> >> For example:
> >>
> >> foo.odt is a test file, but then also have foo.txt of foo.xml that has
> >> metadata such as:
> >>
> >> 1) What application write out the file
> >>
> >> 2) What is special about the file, what is it showing?  A sample
> >> encrypted document?  An invalid file to see how AOO handles errors?
> >>
> >> 3) How to test the file?
> >>
> >> If we had a set up like that, then we could add some search support,
> >> like:  show me all test documents that were created in OOo 3.3/Mac
> >>
> >> Instead of text files, you could also do thisc:
> >>
> >> /test-documents
> >> /test-documents/OOo-31
> >> /test-docuements/OOo31/Mac
> >> /test-docuements/OOo31/Mac/encryption
> >> /test-docuements/OOo31/Mac/encryption/blowfish.odt
> >>
> >>
> >> Also, it is better if people contribute the test files to an Apache
> >> server, either to the mailing list, subversion or Bugzilla. If they do
> >> that, then they are putting the files under the Apache license.  If
> >> they just send them to you personally, they have not given permission
> >> for the project to use the files.  Also, by having them send the test
> >> files to Apache, the privacy implications are clearer.
> >>
> >> In any case, I like your idea.  But I'd recommend that we first first
> >> agree on how we can receive, store and catalog the files.  One we
> >> understand that, then it will be easier to ask users to send us their
> >> files.
> >>
> >> -Rob
> >>
> >> > Best Regards,
> >> >
> >> > Lily Zhao
> >>
>

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