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Re: More cleanup or refactoring or optimizations coming? eg ref-filled-green-100px-square

From: Rebecca Hauck <rhauck@adobe.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:32:40 +0000
To: Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
CC: Public CSS Test suite mailing list <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D0781592.22D1E%rhauck@adobe.com>
Hi Gérard,

On 10/30/14, 2:29 PM, "Gérard Talbot" <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org> wrote:

>When I search for the string "ref-filled-green-100px-square" in
>Shepherd, I get 4 Reference Files Found and 1 Support File Found.
>The query of ref-filled-green-100px-square should return only 1
>reference test file.
>is not a support file; in fact, this is the original reference test

Apparently that file lives in css-multicol-1/support, but nothing in that
spec test dir appears to use that file, so it can safely be removed.

>I wonder if you have plans to do more cleanup (or refactoring?) of the
>test repositories, test folders optimizations or cleanup.
>There should not be so many copies of the same reference file test...

There were multiple copies of this file before the reorganization.
Previously, they were at:


I wasn¹t intending on doing any further reorganizing to eliminate these
duplicated files. In fact, we duplicate many more files than this one in
the support dirs.  At some point it¹d be nice to come up with a strategy
for sharing these common files across test suites, but right now it¹s
better to keep all a test suites dependencies in within its spec dir.

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