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Re: Requirements for (level >=3) tests

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 13:57:17 -0500
Message-ID: <4F3D518D.3090001@mit.edu>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
CC: Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com>, CSS-testsuite <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
On 2/16/12 1:52 PM, Chris Lilley wrote:
> I think we should also allow HTML5 (in the XML serialisation, so existing toolchain can consume it).

Does the existing toolchain consume reftest references?

> ØS>  Are #help<link>s always necessary for building?
>
> If these are omitted them my understanding is that testing by chapter and reporting by chapter won't work.

Is this true specifically for reftest references, which is what Aryeh 
was asking about?

> Similarly, without the assert of what is being tested, it is hard to check the tests, and its hard to auto-annotate the spec to link to the relevant tests.

It makes sense to put that information in the test.  I see no reason to 
put it in the reference.

-Boris
Received on Thursday, 16 February 2012 18:57:45 GMT

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