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RE: CSS 2.1 test suite feedback: slicing and dicing

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2010 20:31:36 +0000
To: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
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From: public-css-testsuite-request@w3.org [mailto:public-css-testsuite-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Simon Fraser


"In particular, the border-color tests test the same color-parsing issues again and again, for each border side (175 tests per side). 
I don't think this is useful. I think it's find to for the suite to make some assumptions about how implementations operate, namely 
that the same code will be used to parse colors for each side, so there is no need to test each individually."

That is reasonable feedback wrt testing the implementability of the spec. David Baron gave us the same feedback from the beginning.
I disagree that it is OK from a conformance/interop standpoint to only test top or left and never check right and bottom. 
Received on Monday, 27 September 2010 20:36:53 GMT

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