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RE: Section 8.3.1 (margin collapsing) review report (= 39 tests out of 129 tests)

From: Arron Eicholz <Arron.Eicholz@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 03:46:40 +0000
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "css21testsuite@gtalbot.org" <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
CC: "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
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On: Wednesday, August 11, 2010 8:33 PM, fantasai wrote:
> On 08/11/2010 04:23 PM, "Gérard Talbot" wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > This is mostly for Arron.
> >
> > Unless specified for "author: Ian Hickson", all individual comments
> > refer to Microsoft's testcases.
> >
> >
> > Summary (mostly for Fantasai and Arron)
> > ***************************************
> >
> > - many testcases declare div {width: 5em} when it's not necessary
> > - many testcases declare div {font: 20px/1 ahem;} when ahem font is
> > not necessary
> 
> Just a quick note on this last item -- if a test is made easier to use by the use
> of Ahem, even if it is not needed, then it is fine for the test to request Ahem
> in its style sheet as long as it doesn't flag Ahem as a requirement.
> 

I disagree. The flag is still needed if you use the ahem font. The flag is there to tell you that you need to install the font before the test is run. If you don't have the ahem font installed then you will most likely get really strange results. I think it's a fine line when to use or not to use the flag. I feel it would be best if the ahem font is used at all, to also flag the test with the 'ahem' flag.

--
Thanks,
Arron Eicholz


-Thanks
Received on Thursday, 12 August 2010 03:47:21 GMT

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