The XML Conformance Test Suite, v1.0, Second Edition contains over 2000 test
files and an associated test report. The test report
contains background information on conformance testing
for XML as well as test descriptions for each of the
test files included in this release. This test suite
provides a set of metrics for determining
conformance to the W3C XML
1.0 (Second Edition) Recommendation.
The XML Conformance Test Suite is intended to complement
the W3C XML 1.0 (Second Edition) Recommendation. All interpretations of this
Recommendation are subject to confirmation by the
This second edition includes 1000 additional tests contributed by IBM. In
addition, several tests have been either updated or further documented to
be in accordance with the XML 1.0 (Second Edition) Recommendation. Many
thanks to Arnaud Le Hors and Richard Tobin, of the W3C XML Core WG, for their insightful
comments regarding interpretations of the specification. See
http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/xml-conformance/suite-v1se/changes.html for additional details.
This release contains the following files/directories:
Primary xml file - includes xml description files
Microsoft XSL stylesheet to dynamically render XML Conformance
report within IE5 5.00.2014.2016 or later.
HTML version of the XML Conformance report. Generated using
LOTUS Xalan and applying conformance.xsl.
W3C XSL (19990421) stylesheet to produce the HTML rendition of the
XML Conformance report.
DTD used by all test description files.
Details regarding changes in this release.
Fuji Xerox, contributed by Makota Murata, xml test description file.
Fuji Xerox character set tests.
OASIS xml test description file. These tests were supplied primarily
by Matt Timmermans and modified/documented by NIST.
OASIS xml test files - binary tests for productions 1-76.
James Clark's xml test description file. These tests were supplied by
James Clark and documented by Dave Brownell, SUN, and NIST.
James Clark's test files - strong where parsers are likely to fail.