[DAS2] working das validator
Steve_Chervitz at affymetrix.com
Fri Mar 3 17:34:11 UTC 2006
Nice work on the web interface to the validator. Before you dive back into
the spec, could you troubleshoot these 500 errors I'm getting on your
With the "guess" radio button I get:
500 Internal error
TypeError: GuessFromHeader() takes exactly 2 arguments (1 given)
With any other radio button I get:
500 Internal error
AttributeError: BodyError instance has no attribute 'args'
> From: Andrew Dalke <dalke at dalkescientific.com>
> Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2006 02:55:02 -0700
> To: DAS/2 <das2 at portal.open-bio.org>
> Subject: [DAS2] working das validator
> I have a running validator at
> I've only tested it with SOURCES document but there's little
> that would fail with the others.
> I had planned to get this up a couple days ago but I've been
> libraries. I used Mochikit to make the interactivity you see
> there, and I have some ideas about how to use Dojo -- but not
> for a couple of weeks.
> The code goes through the following validation steps:
> - TODO - handle if the URL is not fetchable and handle timeouts
> - check that the content-type agrees with the document type
> - check that it's well-formed XML; report error where not
> - check that the root element matches the document type
> - check that it passed the Relax-NG validation;
> - report the id and href fields which are empty strings
> - report if any date fields are not iso dates
> There are many more checks I could add. They are easy now
> that the scaffold is there.
> I'm going to work on the next draft now.
> After that I'll get back to the validator. I want to add
> hyperlinks on fields which are links, and I have an idea of
> how to add a "SEARCH" button next to the query urls which
> creates a popup where you can fill in the different fields
> before doing the search.
> Budget-wise I'm not sure how to charge the last few days
> of work as it was a "wouldn't it be neat if" project rather
> than something really needed. It is neat though ...
> dalke at dalkescientific.com
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