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Re: inlines-003

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2010 16:47:35 -0500
Message-ID: <4CF6C277.3060508@inkedblade.net>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, public-css-testsuite@w3.org
On 12/01/2010 03:38 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Nov 2010, fantasai wrote:
>> On 11/24/2010 08:57 PM, Chris Lilley wrote:
>>> Hello public-css-testsuite,
>>>
>>>    inlines-003 has no pass criteria.
>>
>> I don't actually understand the intention of this test, so I can
>> only guess at how to fix it.
>>
>> Hixie, do you remember what
>>    http://www.hixie.ch/tests/adhoc/css/box/inline/003.xml
>> was for and what it's pass conditions are supposed to be?
>
> Its pass condition is what most browsers today do, there's nothing subtle
> about it. It's hard to do good tests for this kind of thing, though, hence
> the rather pathetic lack of a pass condition. Sorry about that.
>
> But, try it in Opera, for instance. It's missing the left border of any
> inline starting on a new line. Other browsers used to have even more
> drastic failure conditions, historically. Not sure what the best way to
> describe the pass condition is. Maybe have two paragraphs, the second
> of which uses inline images that look like the boxed words instead of the
> words themselves, and then say that modulo font differences the two must
> look the same? Or use Ahem in some way?

How about, "each word below must be wrapped in a blue rectangle"?

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 1 December 2010 21:48:11 GMT

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