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Re: Feature Rings, Incomplete Rings, and Compliance Grading

From: Stephanie Rieger <steph@yiibu.com>
Date: Fri, 4 May 2012 13:31:26 +0100
Cc: public-coremob@w3.org
Message-Id: <18D9C5DA-7029-4E20-A384-617238E7EBE9@yiibu.com>
To: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>
Apologies if someone has responded to this already (I can't find it in this thread) but at the moment, failing one ring (i.e. not passing 100% of tests in that ring) does prevent the test from proceeding to the next ring. 

Is this the intention going forward?

Steph

On 4 May 2012, at 07:41, Tobie Langel wrote:

> 
>> That's my concern about the rings as they are pass/fail. In my example,
>> the expensive part of getting a "100% correct" wordBreak implementation
>> is probably breaking words with complex ligatures on right-to-left Arabic
>> text. Will ringmark really "fail" a browser with a zero score for
>> wordBreak on such a test?  Let's give them grades instead
> 
> No. Let's write more better tests.
> 
> --tobie
> 
> 
Received on Friday, 4 May 2012 12:32:06 UTC

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