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RE: position-relative-037.xht and position-relative-038.xht do not test anything

From: Arron Eicholz <Arron.Eicholz@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2010 22:47:58 +0000
To: Bruno Fassino <fassino@gmail.com>, "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <651D2A831D17C040B828D62270386CE929A4C246@TK5EX14MBXC132.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
Bruno Fassino wrote: 
> In the following two tests:
>   http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Test/CSS2.1/20100127/xhtml1/position-
> relative-037.xht
>   http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Test/CSS2.1/20100127/xhtml1/position-
> relative-038.xht
> no element has position relative set, so they are not testing what they claim.
> Moreover what they claim is wrong. Left and right relative positioning never
> cancel out each other.
> (If position relative were added to the inner div, one of the two 'left, 'right'
> will win over the other, as correctly asserted by the previous tests position-
> relative-009.xht position-relative-010.xht)

The cases have been updated and now actually test the expected assertion.

Arron Eicholz
Received on Monday, 1 February 2010 22:48:36 UTC

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