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Re: Licensing

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2009 01:30:26 -0700
Message-ID: <4AE2BB22.6060302@inkedblade.net>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: public-css-testsuite@w3.org
Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Oct 2009, fantasai wrote:
>> Anyway. I'm having a lot of trouble with #3, because your directory 
>> indexes don't include any of the support files unless they're PNG or 
>> CSS. I'm getting the feeling that manually downloading all your tests is 
>> not going to pick up all the requisite files--especially since I know 
>> you've written tests in the past that rely on files that aren't even 
>> linked from the test because they only trigger on failure cases.  If you 
>> can take the five minutes to zip up your adhoc/css directory from the 
>> server and send them to me or to dbaron or put them up on your site 
>> somewhere, that would make this a whole lot easier, and, more 
>> importantly, more accurate.
> 
> http://www.hixie.ch/tests/adhoc/css-2009-10-23.tar.gz

Got it. Your tests are now available via svn at
   http://test.csswg.org/svn/contributors/hixie/
and should appear soon at:
   http://test.csswg.org/source/contributors/hixie/

> However, this will likely not save you much time.

Judging by how long it was taking me before, it has saved me at
least a day. Thank you.

> Many of these tests are wrong, refer to other resources, depend on
> the exact directory or server structure used, etc. You're still going
> to have to go through each one by hand.

I understand. I don't have a timeframe yet, but I'll make sure the
tests get reviewed by someone familiar with the spec.

Thanks~
~fantasai
Received on Saturday, 24 October 2009 08:31:06 GMT

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