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Re: border spacing issues

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2007 17:50:05 -0400
Message-ID: <4723B28D.1030608@inkedblade.net>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 
> On Sat, 27 Oct 2007 16:13:11 +0200, fantasai 
> <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>>> The following tests all fail if 'border-spacing' is zero (its 
>>>> initial value):
>>>  Sounds like a bug in the UAs default style sheet.
>>
>> There's no requirement for the UA to have
>>    table { border-spacing: 2px; }
>> or not to have
>>    table { border-collapse: collapse; }
>> in its default style sheet, so the tests can't be relying on that.
>> (The UA that's having trouble with this isn't rendering web content.)
> 
> There's no requirement for
> 
>   body { margin:8px }

And if a test assumes it, we should fix the test.

> either, or for
> 
>   p { display:block }
> 
> yet that's what everyone assumes.

This is an explicitly-listed assumption:
   http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Test/CSS2.1/current/

> It makes sense to me that if you run the CSS testsuite you have the
> "Web defaults" set.

We're not testing "Web defaults" support here, we're testing CSS2.1 support.
See also http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Test/testsuitedocumentation.html#testthetech

~fantasai
Received on Saturday, 27 October 2007 21:51:01 GMT

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