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Re: content-072.htm is invalid

From: Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 19:24:02 -0700
Message-ID: <2786d38bfb7ec166e6542fd05b611577.squirrel@cp3.shieldhost.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>

> On Thursday 2010-10-14 18:26 -0700, "GĂ©rard 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.

Then, let's test with checked or selected or readonly.

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

I agree that the CSS 2.1 test suite should not be an HTML4 test suite at
the same time. But then a browser should also have a decent compliance
with HTML4 to begin with.

So what's your opinion on testing on minimized attribute checked or
selected or readonly?

regards, Gérard
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