The 3.0 test suite
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XProc 3.0 test-suite

The XProc 3.0 test suite contains conformance tests for XProc 3.0.

This repository is organized in the following way:

├── schema
│   └── …                        # Schemas for the test suite itself
└── test-suite
    ├── documents
    │   └── …                    # Ancillary documents used by tests
    ├── pipelines
    │   └── …                    # Pipeline documents
    ├── schematron
    │   └── …                    # Schematron schemas for checking test results
    └── tests
        └── …                    # Individual tests

Tests must indicate whether they are expected to pass or fail. The simplest structure for a passing test is:

<test xmlns='' expected="pass">

The simplest structure for a failing test is:

<test xmlns=''
      expected="fail" code=”err:code>

Tests can also include inputs and options:

<test xmlns='' expected="pass">
  <input port='source'>…</input>
  <option name='optname' select='3'/>

The test, input, pipeline, and schematron elements may each either include their content inline or point to it with a src attribute. Test elements may further point to a specific step (if the src URI points to a library, for example) with a step attribute.

All tests must produce a single result document on the result port. The correctness of the result is determined by checking it with the supplied Schematron schema.

There’s no direct way to check non-XML results with Schematron, so some XML abstract (properties, counts, base64 or hexBinary encodings, etc.) will have to be produced and tested.

A group of tests can be combined into a test-suite and tests may be divided into sections using divs.

Executing tests

The program that runs tests should accept a list of file or directory names and evaluate all of the tests given. For directories, it should recursively evaluate all of the tests in or below the specified directory.

All test files should have the extension .xml. Files that are not tests: pipelines, schemas, ancillary documents, etc. should be stored in other directories. Nevertheless, if a test runner finds a non-test document, it should simply skip it.

Controlling execution of tests

Tests and test suites can identify which features they cover with a features attribute. (We don’t have a vocabulary of feature names yet, but…). It would be reasonable for a test runner to allow the user to specify which features they wanted to test.

In addition, tests and test suites have a when attribute. The when attribute, if present, must contain an XPath expression. If the effective boolean value of that expression is true, then the test or test suite will run. Otherwise, it will be skipped.

The context item for the when expression is undefined. It is an error if the expression refers to the context.

Test report format

Tests should output the JUnit XML test result format.