Co-Advisor Project

These slides were presented at the W3C Workshop on Quality Assurance. Please also see Measurement Factory position paper submitted to the workshop.

Outline

Background

Core problems

How can we improve the situation?

Why this is hard: XML vs. HTTP testing

*ML HTTP
static environment: text with all included and referenced items dynamic environment: sequence of message exchanges with a partially controlled agent
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XML validator HTTP agent validator

HTTP testing

HTTP testing: complications

HTTP testing: more complications

But it is possible!

Co-Advisor features

Development model

Current status

Lessons learned

What we need

Cooperation with W3C

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