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Re: text-decoration-089

From: Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 18:17:43 +0100
To: Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
Cc: "Public CSS testsuite mailing list" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.v4x4ztiobunlto@oyvinds-desktop>
On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 04:18:56 +0100, Gérard Talbot  
<css21testsuite@gtalbot.org> wrote:

> Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com> a écrit :
>
>> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/text-decoration-089.htm
>> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/nightly-unstable/html4/text-decoration-089.htm
>>
>> This test was mentioned in an earlier mail, but it seems to have issues  
>> on its own.
>>
>> 1) It says "single orange line", but since the inline-block should not  
>> have any decoration it will actually be two lines. So the pass  
>> condition gets a bit confusing.
>
> Øyvind
>
> I agree with you; a computer software would state/claim there are 2  
> lines.
>
> How would you write/clarify the pass/fail sentence then?
>
> How about:
> "
> Test passes if there is an orange line below, underneath the words LINE  
> A and if there is an orange line below, underneath LINE B. Test fails if  
> there are any orange lines under, inside, above, or on the dotted blue  
> box.
> "
>
> Would that be okay?

I think that would be enough to take care of issue 1). But to avoid  
misinterpretation, maybe the second "if there is" could be removed.

>> 2) It says "below, underneath the words LINE A and LINE B", but in fact  
>> this is not guaranteed by the spec. When there are multiple solutions,  
>> (unfortunately) "CSS 2.1 does not define the position of the line box's  
>> baseline" [1], and since all the spans (including the inline-block) are  
>> bottom-aligned, this seems to be the case here.
>>
>>
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visudet.html#line-height
>
>
> I think you're right. I have added  [RC6] text-decoration-089 in the list
> of Incorrect RC6 testcases
> http://wiki.csswg.org/test/css2.1/issues?&#incorrect-rc6-testcases
> along with a link to your email.
>
>
> This, it seems, was also the same issue also for
>
> [RC4]
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110111/html4/text-decoration-087.htm

Yes, agreed.

-- 
Øyvind Stenhaug
Core Norway, Opera Software ASA
Received on Monday, 14 November 2011 17:18:35 GMT

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