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Re: Testing SHOULD

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sat, 03 May 2008 08:40:19 -0700
Message-ID: <481C8763.1080100@inkedblade.net>
To: "Bonner, Matt (IPG)" <matt.bonner@hp.com>
CC: "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>

Bonner, Matt (IPG) wrote:
> Thinking about how the SHOULD tests will help might offer
> guidance for how to name them.
> 
> Obviously, these tests serve to see how UA's are doing; the
> question that seems interesting to consider is what people
> will conclude based on the results.
> 
> For example, if the results will guide decisions on which
> SHOULD items should get promoted to MUST or dropped to MAY,
> a flag name suggesting that idea seems helpful.
> 
> How do people expect testing SHOULD requirements to help?

I think the main goal is to drive interoperability on implementing
the SHOULD requirements. Dropping SHOULD requirements based on
non-implementation is also a possibility, but something we want
to avoid. :)

~fantasai
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