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Re: Review of cursor-023.htm (CSS test: PNG cursor) (chapter 18)

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2010 13:45:26 -0700
Message-ID: <4C3395E6.3060201@inkedblade.net>
To: css21testsuite@gtalbot.org
CC: "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
On 07/06/2010 01:21 PM, "Gérard Talbot" wrote:
>
>>> 4- FWIW, (strange) Firefox 3.6.6 does not pass this
>>> 20100701/html4/cursor-023.htm test under Windows XP but will pass it
>>> under Linux KDE.
>>>
>>> (strange) Safari 5.0 under XP Pro passes this test
>>> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20100701/html4/cursor-023.htm
>>> but fails this test
>>> http://www.hixie.ch/tests/adhoc/css/ui/cursor/002.html
>>>
>>> And no error reported in the respective consoles.
>>
>> Hm, interesting. I converted the image to PNG when converting the
>> test for the CSS2.1 test suite. Maybe PNG is not a supported cursor
>> format on some systems, but GIF is. I've added a copy in GIF as a
>> fallback, please check if this solves the problem:
>>     http://test.csswg.org/source/contributors/hixie/submitted/css2.1/ui/cursor-023.xht
>
> Fantasai,
>
> I loaded
> http://test.csswg.org/source/contributors/hixie/submitted/css2.1/ui/cursor-023.xht
> in Firefox 3.6.6 under XP Pro SP3 and the test still fails. I even
> edited the testcase with DOM Inspector to force Firefox 3.6.6 to try to
> load the url(support/cat.gif) image in the cursor declaration and it
> still did not work. I also unchecked "Enable pointer shadow" in Mouse
> settings (Control Panel/Mouse/Pointers tab) in Windows to make sure such
> setting would not interfere with the test but to no avail.
>
> I have given up. It's a mystery to me as to why Firefox 3.6.6 passes
> http://test.csswg.org/source/contributors/hixie/submitted/css2.1/ui/cursor-023.xht
> in Linux KDE but fails in Windows XP Pro SP3.
>
> Image file format support (.gif versus .png) does not seem to be the
> issue here. Maybe it's related to my os settings... but I doubt this.

I guess that means either WinXP doesn't support GIF or PNG cursors, or Firefox
does not have it implemented for the Windows API. It should have fixed the
discrepancy in Safari's behavior, though, no?

~fantasai
Received on Tuesday, 6 July 2010 20:46:07 GMT

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