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RE: Microsoft preshint tests

From: Arron Eicholz <Arron.Eicholz@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2010 01:33:59 +0000
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <651D2A831D17C040B828D62270386CE929A3611E@TK5EX14MBXC135.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
Fantasai wronte:
> Microsoft's tests for HTML attributes having zero specificity and being at the
> start of the author's cascade are incorrect.
> The rules used to override the HTML preshints all have greater than zero
> specificity, so the UA could set the preshint styles as
>    - specificity of one, at the start of the author cascade
>    - specificity of zero, at the end of the author cascade and still pass the test.
> The tests must use the universal selector in order to test whether the spec is
> correctly followed.

The cases are all updated please take a look at them. There isn't much that can be done to the pseudo-class scenarios however but they are as accurate as they can get because specificity counts for pseudo-classes.

Arron Eicholz
Received on Friday, 29 January 2010 01:34:35 UTC

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