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Re: CSS 2.1 @charset tests invalidated by Level 3

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@hsivonen.fi>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:01:17 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJQvAucA-4=nE3+ax0Y9vLW8rCddfW3Y=HjoDyxgpjz3P8ZUbA@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-css-testsuite@w3.org
On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 7:10 PM, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote:
> CSS Syntax Level 3 invalidates some @charset tests in the CSS 2.1 test
> suite. It’s not good for anyone when people think that a Level 3
> implementation is buggy when it correctly implements Level 3 but the
> Level 2.1 test suite shows red. Therefore, please rescind the
> following tests per
> http://w3cmemes.tumblr.com/post/31865121758/the-joker-shares-his-approach-on-css2-1-issues
>
> Tests that are invalid per Level 3 but still pass (i.e. green for a
> different reason than the reason why they are supposed to be green):
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/at-charset-001.htm
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/at-charset-044.htm
>
> Tests invalidated by Level 3:
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/at-charset-029.htm
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/at-charset-030.htm
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/at-charset-042.htm
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/at-charset-043.htm
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/at-charset-045.htm
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/at-charset-046.htm
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/at-charset-047.htm
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/at-charset-048.htm
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/at-charset-060.htm
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/at-charset-utf16-be-001.htm
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/at-charset-utf16-le-001.htm
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/character-encoding-017.htm
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/character-encoding-018.htm
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/character-encoding-028.htm
>
> The reasons why the above are now invalid:
>  1) BOM now overrides HTTP
>  2) BOM now overrides @charset
>  3) Non-ASCII @charset no longer gets honored
>  4) Bogus charset names now cause @charset to be ignored, not the
> sheet to be discarded.
>
> Tests whose validity was questionable to begin with:
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/at-charset-013.htm
>
> --
> Henri Sivonen
> hsivonen@iki.fi
> http://hsivonen.iki.fi/

It looks like these tests are still the latest. What should my
expectations be regarding getting CSS 2.1 tests rescinded when they
are invalidated by newer levels?

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@hsivonen.fi
https://hsivonen.fi/
Received on Monday, 12 January 2015 08:01:42 UTC

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