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Test suites help interoperability and completeness of microformats parsing. This page documents the effort to produce test cases for microformats2 and parsing patterns, so that you can verify the operations of your parser.

Goals of Test Suite Project

There's no better way for parser writers to verify the correctness and completeness of their code.

We need to provide a suite to:

Test Project

On github:


Frequently asked questions about microformats tests / test suites.

  • Should we test the whole parser output against a JSON representation of the original data, or compare individual parsed properties?
    • Paraphrased from this issue on github
    • Specifically the difficulty is dates/times, where a single datetime can be specified in many different ways, and also represented as an object native to the language the parser is working in.

see also


Previous microformats1 test suites: Test Suites