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Re: Requirements for (level >=3) tests

From: Linss, Peter <peter.linss@hp.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 01:20:49 +0000
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
CC: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com>, CSS-testsuite <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D66A0140-6273-4CF5-A4C2-50E8A0A3C99B@hp.com>

On Feb 16, 2012, at 12:05 PM, Chris Lilley wrote:

> On Thursday, February 16, 2012, 7:57:17 PM, Boris wrote:
> 
> BZ> 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).
> 
> BZ> Does the existing toolchain consume reftest references?
> 
> No. But I didn't get the impression that Øyvind was talking about references only.

Actually, yes. The toolchain does consume and process references as well.

> 
>>> 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.
> 
> BZ> Is this true specifically for reftest references, which is what Aryeh 
> BZ> was asking about?
> 
> I wasn't responding to Areyeh in that part.
> 
>>> 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.
> 
> BZ> It makes sense to put that information in the test.  I see no reason to
> BZ> put it in the reference.
> 
> In my later response to Aryeh, I had missed that he was referring to reftest references only.

The assertion should not be in the reference.
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