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Re: Tests and http

From: Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 12:58:25 -0800
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To: "Øyvind Stenhaug" <oyvinds@opera.com>
Cc: "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>, "Linss, Peter" <peter.linss@hp.com>

Le Mar 21 décembre 2010 9:38, Øyvind Stenhaug a écrit :
> On Sun, 19 Dec 2010 21:10:30 +0100, Gérard Talbot
> <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org> wrote:
>
>> Le Ven 17 décembre 2010 13:38, Linss, Peter a écrit :
>
>>> I'd like all browser vendors who submitted implementation reports for
>> these tests to confirm that they were tested properly despite the lack
>> of metadata, or I'll be removing those results for these tests as well
>> from RC4 (this will only affect results grandfathered in from previous
>> versions of the test suite).
>>
>> As far as the Opera browser is involved, I think you should remove the
>> results for content-type-000 and content-type-001
>
> The reported results are correct, the tested build (10.70 build 9067)
> does
> pass both of those in the RC2 testsuite.
>
> (The difference is that RC2 has "AddDefaultCharset utf-8", while the
> tests
> on your server don't set a charset parameter, which triggers a bug in
> Opera)

Øyvind,

Why not setting a charset parameter should cause a problem of some sort
in any browser? I do not understand this. Section 3.4 of the spec
http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/conform.html#text-css
does not make any mention of mandatorily adding/serving a css file with
a charset parameter?

Why should RC2 or RC3 or RC4 fail or create a problem of some sort in
any browser if "AddDefaultCharset utf-8" is not declared.

I sincerely and honestly do not understand this.

IE 8 (and lower), Opera 10.x and Opera 11.0 (build 1156) are the only
browsers I know which fail

http://www.gtalbot.org/BrowserBugsSection/css21testsuite/content-type-000.html

http://www.gtalbot.org/BrowserBugsSection/css21testsuite/content-type-001.html

season's greetings, Gérard

P.S.: This will be my last reply in the mailing list as I am taking a
break for the next 2 weeks. I'll be back around January 4th 2011.
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