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RE: 54 new tests submitted in section 3.1

From: Zhang, Zhiqiang <zhiqiang.zhang@intel.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2014 08:38:27 +0000
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
CC: "\"?? ? (Shiozawa, Hajime)\"" <hajime.shiozawa@gmail.com>, "Public CSS test suite mailing list" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
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> From: fantasai [mailto:fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 16:01
> To: Gérard Talbot
> Cc: "塩澤 元 (Shiozawa, Hajime)"; Public CSS test suite mailing list; Koji Ishii
> Subject: Re: 54 new tests submitted in section 3.1
> 
> On 12/29/2014 07:43 PM, Gérard Talbot wrote:
> >
> >>> Anyway, I will add the float value in the title, as you suggested.
> >>
> >> The title should be as concise as possible, but it also needs to be
> >> sufficiently descriptive to uniquely identify the test. So, as short
> >> as possible -- but no shorter!
> >>
> >> Also, title should just say "CSS Test:", not "CSS Writing Modes Test:".
> >
> > Having "Writing Modes" written like in "CSS Writing Modes Test: (...)" is
> descriptive and contributes to make the test unique:
> > then, eg., I do not have to edit 'writing-mode' in the rest of the title, just
> 'vertical-rl' or 'vertical-lr'.
> >
> >> We decided not to include the module name to keep it shorter.
> >
> > This is news to me. I can read
> > <title>${1:Test area}: ${2:Scope of test}</title>
> > http://testthewebforward.org/docs/test-templates.html#reftest-

> including-metadata
> > ...which is a bit criptic to me.
> 
> I'm not sure where this came from. When I wrote the build scripts, IIRC
> were designed to parse the title looking for 'CSS Test:' and replace it
> with the name of the built test suite.
> 
> Having the module name in the title isn't great; it takes up space that
> could say something more specific and useful to identifying what's in
> the test. If you are testing 'writing-mode', then that can go in the title.
> But if you are testing 'unicode-bidi' from the "Writing Modes" module, then
> *that* should go in the title.

Do we need to refine the document, http://testthewebforward.org/docs/test-templates.html?


I take these documents as a formal reference too.

Happy New Year,
Zhiqiang
Received on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 08:39:00 UTC

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