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Re: content-072.htm is invalid

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 19:04:36 -0700
To: "Gérard Talbot" <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
Cc: "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20101015020436.GA31144@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Thursday 2010-10-14 18:26 -0700, "Gérard Talbot" wrote:
> 
> > http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20101001/html4/content-072.htm
> > relies on an attribute expansion mechanism that would expand
> > <script defer> to <script defer="defer"> as far as what the CSS
> > attr() function sees.  No such mechanism exists in
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/ , so this test is invalid.  I tend to
> > think it should be removed.
> 
> The default, implied value for defer attribute is "defer" in HTML 4.01.
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/interact/scripts.html#h-18.2.1

That's not true in HTML5, and in HTML4 it was only a piece of
fiction.

The CSS test suite is not the place to test that HTML handling is
based on SGML DTD processing.

-David

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