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From Ross Gardler <ross.gard...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: W3C Widgets compatibility progress
Date Fri, 13 Nov 2009 23:33:22 GMT
This is brilliant Scott, fantastic work. Tracking the remaining tests
in the issue tracker with pointers to how they may be implemented will
pave the way for new contributors.

Of course, writing the issues may take longer than the implementation.

Sent from my mobile device.

On 13 Nov 2009, at 18:42, Scott Wilson
<scott.bradley.wilson@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>
> Just a quick update on W3C Widgets conformance. As you may have
> noticed I checked in a lot of changes lately focussed around  this
> area. Probably the most important of these is the automated testing
> of the official W3C test cases (currently hosted at http://samaxes.svn.beanstalkapp.com/widgets_compatibility_matrix/trunk/index.html
> ). This enables us to interactively test the affects of changes on
> how well we've implemented the spec.
>
> 100 of the 147 tests are implemented - the others are mostly not
> testable at the moment for the simple reason that the Wookie API
> isn't exposing the properties under test.
>
> With the other changes implemented recently, our overall level of
> compatibility now exceeds any other implementations tested (at least
> at the time the test report was compiled) and we're well on track to
> being one of - if not the - first full implementations of the spec.
> This is something that Marcos and the rest of the W3C team would
> very much like to see us achieve, as it helps the W3C Widgets specs
> reach "Proposed Recommendation" status.
>
> Still there are plenty of issues to fix to get there, and if anyone
> out there is able to help out the effort will be much
> appreciated!  ;-)
>
> The next round of testing by the W3C team should start in just over
> 2 months time.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Scott

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