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Re: before-after-display-types-001 pass criteria

From: Peter Linss <peter.linss@hp.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2010 18:32:43 -0800
Cc: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-Id: <9708EA8A-11BD-4248-A89C-AE5D816DA33B@hp.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
On Nov 24, 2010, at 6:08 PM, L. David Baron wrote:

> On Thursday 2010-11-25 02:28 +0100, Chris Lilley wrote:
>> On Thursday, November 25, 2010, 2:27:41 AM, Chris wrote:
>> 
>> CL> Hello public-css-testsuite,
>> 
>> CL> The test before-after-display-types-001 has no clear pass
>> CL> criteria. No instructions are listed. The test assumes the tester
>> CL> is intimately familiar with the source of the test.
>> 
>> CL> This probably explains why the test results 
>> CL> http://test.csswg.org/harness/details?s=CSS21_HTML_RC3&c=before-after-display-types-001
>> CL> show one pass and seven 'uncertain'.
>> 
>> 
>> Same for before-after-floated-001 in fact
> 
> These tests are all reftests; the pass criterion is that the test
> should appear exactly the same as the reference.
> 
> It sounds like the harness is presenting reftests in a confusing
> manner.

Well, if by "confusing" you mean that it has no concept of reftests, then yes. It shouldn't be too hard to add support, I think I can have that online by the time RC4 goes live.

Peter
Received on Thursday, 25 November 2010 04:28:41 GMT

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