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Re: [css3-conditional] Submitted a few TCs

From: Florian Rivoal <florianr@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:40:33 +0200
To: GĂ©rard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
Cc: "Public CSS test suite mailing list" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.wigv9vc34p7avi@localhost.localdomain>
Alright, I've done all the changes you and Peter mentioned, except for
number 5.

> 5- The title text often seems to me to be more of a text assert
> actually. The title text should just describe what the test involves.
> The text assert should describe the goal, purpose, target, etc of a
> test.
> Expressions like "should work", "should not work", "should apply",
> "should not apply", "should parse", "should successfully parse", "be
> parsed succesfully" in the title text suggest that these should be in a
> text assert instead.
> example given:
> Actual:
> at_supports_005.html
> non-matching @media within @supports should not apply
> at_supports_009.html
> Negations of failing simple conditions in @supports should pass
> Proposals:
> <title>CSS Test (Conditional Rules): Non-matching @media within
> @supports</title>
> <title>CSS Test (Conditional Rules): Negations of failing simple
> conditions in @supports</title>
> You want the title text to just list, to just mention the "ingredients"
> of a test.
> Eg.
> <title>CSS Test: absolute position - bottom offset with percentage
> unit</title>
> and you want the test assert text to describe or explain the
> purpose/goal/target of the test. The assert text is aiming at the
> reviewer, advanced testers, a spec careful reader, etc.

I'll do it, but this isn't nearly as mechanical as the other
changes you asked for, so I'll do it later.

> Also, keep in mind that the flag invalid will indicate that a syntax or
> particular code should not succeed, should be ignored, should not work,
> should not "pass", etc.

I used it on TCs which were still expected to work and display a
filled green square when the browser did the right thing,
but contained incorrect CSS syntax, as they are testing
the parser's recovery mechanism. Is that appropriate use of this

  - Florian
Received on Friday, 3 August 2012 13:41:08 UTC

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