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Re: Tests with difficult/confusing pass condition/wording

From: Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2010 17:57:52 -0700
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To: "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Cc: "Řyvind Stenhaug" <oyvinds@opera.com>, "Hilbrand Edskes" <hilbrand@edskes.com>

> Hi,
> the following lists a number of tests that were found to be confusing
> with
> regard to determining a test result.


> ==== Gérard Talbot ====
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20100815/html4/separated-borders-model-007.htm
> Uses the term "separated borders", would perhaps be better to describe
> expected appearance more directly.


Here's what I propose:


If border rules are not drawn, then the tester will assume that the test
failed because (s)he won't see the 4 inner and smaller squares.

> ==== Gérard Talbot, Hilbrand Edskes ====
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20100815/html4/min-height-106.htm
> It's not at all clear from the wording that the green square should be
> covered by the scrollbar (which basically means that it will look like a
> non-square rectangle)

Here's what I propose:


div#control-green-overlapping should now have no scrollbar, therefore
the green painted area should be a square.

regards, Gérard

+CC: Hilbrand Edskes
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