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Re: CSS Selectors -- clarification requested

From: Justin Wood <jw6057@bacon.qcc.mass.edu>
Date: Sat, 29 May 2004 15:24:15 -0400
Message-ID: <40B8E35F.10300@bacon.qcc.mass.edu>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: public-css-testsuite@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:

>On Sat, 29 May 2004, Justin Wood wrote:
>  
>
>>>Good point. The new text will read:
>>>
>>>  <p>Select everything in this document. The following two constructs
>>>  (in the thick black borders) should end up looking identical. You
>>>  should also check that the cursor is the same on equivalent parts
>>>  (in particular the cursor should either be a crosshair over "Tree"
>>>  and the default everywhere else, or the default everywhere).</p>
>>>
>>>Let me know if that is clear enough.
>>>      
>>>
>>Sounds good, but my marking 'should' that implies (at least to me) that
>>it /is/ still possible to pass if the cursor is not the same, even on a
>>UA that supports cursor.  The pass/fail criteria is more what I was
>>looking at in that test.
>>    
>>
>
>"Should" means it is a requirement. It's English. :-) (The test suite
>doesn't refer to RFC2119.)
>
>  
>
Regardless Hixie, with the rest of W3C using the RFC defs, and the 
testsuite not, it is misleading to potential test-suite users.

~Justin Wood
Received on Saturday, 29 May 2004 15:25:48 GMT

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