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[RC6] max-width-080 can not fail; many max-width and max-height testcases can not fail

From: Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 13:09:34 -0700
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To: "Arron Eicholz" <Arron.Eicholz@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Public CSS test suite mailing list" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Arron,

http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/max-width-080.htm (RC6)

http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/nightly-unstable/html4/max-width-080.htm

http://test.csswg.org/source/contributors/microsoft/submitted/Chapter_10/max-width-080.xht

As coded and with the current pass/fail condition, the testcase can not
fail, in particular for user agents which do not support max-width
property. Eg. IE5 would pass such testcase.

So far, I would say the same for all other max-width testcases targeting
a one value of an unit: "Max-width using [some unit name] with a minimum
plus one value, 1[unit]"

E.g.:
http://test.csswg.org/source/contributors/microsoft/submitted/Chapter_10/max-width-058.xht

can not fail, will always pass.

Same thing with max-height with a minimum of plus one value. The way
they are coded makes it impossible for the testcases to fail, even in
browsers/user agents which do not support max-[height|width] property.

In order for all these testcases to be stricter, more demanding, the
testcases need, say, an overlapped red rectangle or a nearby measurement
ruler.

regards, Gérard
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