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Re: bidi-004 and bidi-004a are broken

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 21:36:25 -0700
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: public-css-testsuite@w3.org
Message-ID: <20110420043625.GA6317@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Wednesday 2011-04-20 04:28 +0000, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Apr 2011, L. David Baron wrote:
> > >
> > > I didn't write 004a so I'm not sure what it's testing or how to fix 
> > > it.
> > 
> > bidi-004a is intended to be a simplified version of bidi-004 that 
> > doesn't test interaction with whitespace collapsing, since we had (I 
> > think) no correct implementations of the interaction of bidi with 
> > whitespace collapsing, and had to loosen the spec to enter PR.  For 
> > (some) more details, see:
> >   http://www.w3.org/mid/4D41E88E.3040808@inkedblade.net
> 
> That seems a bit lame. What's the point of entering PR if we don't have 
> interop?

Is there a reasonable point at which you'd expect to stop finding
lack of interop?  I'd expect the find rate to decrease over time,
but I wouldn't expect it to hit zero.

-David

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