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Re: inlines-003

From: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2010 12:45:43 +1100
Message-ID: <4CF6FA47.9080605@css-class.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, public-css-testsuite@w3.org
On 2/12/2010 7:38 AM, 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?

If you change the border to 10px, Opera has the left missing border of 
the span on the second line (or next line) appearing at the end of the 
first line (or previous line).


I would suggest a larger border and a pass condition that suggest 
unbroken borders.

Alan http://css-class.com/

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