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RE: [RC3] numbers-units-014 again

From: Arron Eicholz <Arron.Eicholz@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2010 02:27:06 +0000
To: "css21testsuite@gtalbot.org" <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
CC: "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
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On Tuesday, November 02, 2010 4:30 PM Gérard Talbot wrote:
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20101027/html4/numbers-units-014.htm
> 
> http://test.csswg.org/source/contributors/microsoft/submitted/Chapter_4/
> numbers-units-014.htm
> 
> The testcase has been slightly updated since RC2 but nothing fundamental
> changed.
> 
> Comparing an "X" of 1em by 1em with a square of 1em by 1em actually
> achieves nothing in term of testing.
> 
> <meta name="assert" content="The 'em' unit is equal to the computed value
> of the 'font-size' property after resolving the value 'larger'.">
> 
> 
> If the font-size of 1em is rendered *before* resolving the value 'larger', then
> both black squares will have the same size.
> 
> If the font-size of 1em is rendered *after* resolving the value 'larger', then
> both black squares will have the same size.
> 
> The testcase does not test what it wants to test.
> Since the scaling factor between medium and large is not specified
> normatively by the spec, then it is not possible to compare a 'larger'
> situation with a reference, regardless of code redesign of the testcase.
> 
> I think that testcase should just be removed because this 'larger'
> font-size issue can not be measured, compared with a reference therefore
> truly tested. I do not see how that testcase can be rehabilitated.
> 

Removed case.

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Thanks,
Arron Eicholz
Received on Thursday, 2 December 2010 02:28:24 GMT

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