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Re: div id="log"

From: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2010 18:11:12 +0200
Message-ID: <4C617A20.4070306@opera.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Kris Krueger <krisk@microsoft.com>, Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>, public-html-testsuite@w3.org
On 08/10/2010 06:04 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Aug 2010 18:01:57 +0200, Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org> wrote:
>> one possible improvement:
>>
>> instead of having maintain the list of tests that are automatic and not,
>> why don't you check for id="log" instead? ie, if there is an element
>> with id="log" in the test then, it's automatic, otherwise, it's not.
>
> Even better is probably all tests that include a reference to
> testharness.js.

Best of all would be all tests :)

Checking for something exposed on the window object seems better than 
inspecting the DOM. For example if one finds add_completion_callback 
then it is clearly an automated test. There is the question of what to 
do for e.g. the <canvas> tests that use a different harness.
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