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Re: Conformance requirement markup and test metadata (take 2)

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2011 20:54:29 +0200
Message-ID: <1624515315.20110905205429@w3.org>
To: "Linss, Peter" <peter.linss@hp.com>
CC: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>, "public-css-testsuite@w3.org mailing list" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
On Friday, September 2, 2011, 4:42:46 AM, Peter wrote:

LP> On Sep 1, 2011, at 4:49 PM, Alan Stearns wrote:
>> Test files currently have a reference to the section of the spec they test.
>> We'd like to be a bit more specific about what each test covers.

I agree that this is valuable.

>>  I will be
>> adding metadata to Regions tests that includes any relevant id in the spec.
>> This might just be the id of the section the test already refers to. Or it
>> could be more specific, perhaps referring to one or more <dfn> ids.

LP> Currently tests have <link rel='help' href='…' /> links that
LP> _must_ point to a specification section heading (i.e.: a URL from the spec's TOC).

It would seem easier to relax that restriction and let it point to a more specific phrase (ideally, a single testable assertion).

 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
 Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups
Received on Monday, 5 September 2011 18:55:04 UTC

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