W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-css-testsuite@w3.org > August 2014

Re: Mismatch between CSS and web-platform-tests semantics for reftests

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:27:22 -0700
Message-ID: <53F3B32A.6050405@inkedblade.net>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, public-css-testsuite@w3.org
On 08/19/2014 12:09 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 8/19/14, 3:02 PM, Dirk Pranke wrote:
>> I'm probably missing something?
>
> Dirk, I think Peter covered this in his mail.  Quoting:
>
>    it's often possible for a reference to fail in the same way that a
>    test can fail, leading to a false positive. We solve that by having
>    multiple references that use different techniques to render. [1]

Note that Mozilla uses this feature fairly frequently in its
own reftests as well. (It is just represented differently,
because they use manifest files.)

~fantasai
Received on Tuesday, 19 August 2014 20:27:49 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 6 January 2015 21:13:27 UTC