[whatwg] several messages

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Dec 6 08:56:12 PST 2006

On Wed, 6 Dec 2006, James Graham wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Tue, 5 Dec 2006, James Graham wrote:
> > > As someone in the process of implementing a HTML5 parser from the spec, my
> > > _only_ complaint so far is that there aren't (yet) any testcases.
> > 
> > If you could get together with the other people writing parsers and 
> > come up with a standard format for test cases, that would be really 
> > helpful. I have a few tests I could contribute, but I'd need a format 
> > to provide them in (they're currently not in a form that would be 
> > useful to you).
> Did you have a list for implementers somewhere? I think it would be a 
> very worthwhile effort to come up with a set of implementation 
> independent, self-describing (i.e. where the testcase itself contains 
> the expected parse tree in some form), testcases - but I think the 
> discussion should be on a separate list.

implementors at whatwg.org is now open for business:


I'll monitor the list for feedback, but I might miss it, so please send 
any spec feedback to whatwg at whatwg.org still.

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