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RE: CSS 2.1 test suite feedback: slicing and dicing

From: John Jansen <John.Jansen@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2010 23:12:57 +0000
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
CC: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: L. David Baron [mailto:dbaron@dbaron.org]
> Sent: Monday, September 27, 2010 3:39 PM
> To: John Jansen
> Cc: Sylvain Galineau; Simon Fraser; public-css-testsuite@w3.org
> Subject: Re: CSS 2.1 test suite feedback: slicing and dicing
> 
> On Monday 2010-09-27 22:29 +0000, John Jansen wrote:
> > I agree with Sylvain that making that kind of a change now seems like
> > a "like" and not a "must". Incidentally, you can browse to
> >
> > border-bottom-width-35.htm
> > border-bottom-width-36.htm
> > border-bottom-width-37.htm
> > border-bottom-width-47.htm
> 
> I'm not quite sure what your point is here, unless perhaps it's that the second
> and fourth tests are invalid because they presume certain rounding behavior
> that's not defined by CSS.

My point is simply that they are not duplicate tests and not equivalent. I'm not trying to call out a failure in Firefox, only that removing tests at this point does not advance us in the effort to get to Rec (and doing so may in fact cause us to miss meaningful failures).

> 
> -David
> 
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