DOM Level 2 Conformance Test
Monday November 20th, 2000
Bob Clary writes, "I have written a DOM Core Level 2 Conformance test which can be run with both Mozilla/Netscape 6 and Internet Explorer 5.5. It uses only the DOM methods and does not depend upon the HTMLDocument or the XML Parser. The test coverage is not yet complete but is nevertheless extensive. I think you will find the results interesting.
"The test generates two sets of reports: one by test case and one by API name. It is completely interactive and contains links to the relevant parts of the DOM Core 2 Recommendation as well as links to bug reports in Bugzilla. Of course there are no links to reports of Internet Explorer bugs available.
"If you run all of the tests it will use 50-60M and may take several minutes depending on your processor so be patient. If you do not have enough memory to run all of the tests at once, you can choose a subset of the test cases to run.
"If you have any problems, questions or suggestions please feel free to contact me."
UPDATE: The host for the conformance test is taking down the site due to heavy bandwidth usage. We'll let you know when the site's back online.
#13 DOM 2 Core Conformance Test to be taken off line
Wednesday November 22nd, 2000 7:00 AM
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I have a *free* web site from my ISP that is bandwidth limited to 225M per month. In the past two days I have used 240M and my ISP is threatening to disable my site until December. It was still available this morning EDT, but I don't know for how much longer.
I will try to make other arrangements for hosting the site as soon as possible. I apologise for not being able to handle the load. I thank you for the interest you have shown in the test and the comments you have made here.