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Re: cascade-precedence-001/002/003/004/005/006/007 invalid

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 19:18:12 -0700
To: "Gérard Talbot" <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
Cc: "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20101015021812.GA31280@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Thursday 2010-10-14 19:06 -0700, L. David Baron wrote:
> On Thursday 2010-10-14 18:07 -0700, "Gérard Talbot" wrote:
> > >  * contradict the requirements of WhatWG HTML5,
> > 
> > Those testcases declare HTML4 DTD in their doctype declaration; so WhatWG
> > HTML5 says is irrelevant as far as those testcases are involved.
> 
> Nonsense.
> 
> HTML specs do not proscribe an algorithm for switching handling
> based on DOCTYPE declarations, nor should they.

Er, s/proscribe/prescribe/.

In any case, tests for HTML4 don't belong in the CSS test suite,
both because it's the *CSS* test suite and because HTML4 has been
obsolete for years (since the then-HTML working group stopped
maintaining it).

-David

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