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Re: Hixie's CSS tests

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 14:38:06 -0400
Message-ID: <46FAA70E.50301@inkedblade.net>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: public-css-testsuite@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Sep 2007, fantasai wrote:
>> Are these tests checked into the CSS2.1 TS CVS somewhere, or is that 
>> also on the to-do list?
> 
> None of my tests are checked in. It would take significant work to make 
> them fit the test suite's requirements: there are over 900 tests in my CSS 
> folder alone, and they all need verifying against the latest spec text; at 
> 10 minutes per test, would probably take someone intimately familiar with 
> the spec and the tests about five weeks of solid work, minimum. Several of 
> the tests actually depend on complicated server-side configuration, too, 
> which would make this even more complex.
> 
> Having said that, I do believe we should use these tests. If we can find 
> someone to do the work, and I'd be happy to help them in an advisory role.

Ok. A related question: is the latest release of the Selectors test suite
consistent with your own copy? (I.e. can we check it into dev.w3.org CVS
and use that as the base for fixing any future problems?)

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 26 September 2007 18:38:20 UTC

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