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RE: div id="log"

From: Kris Krueger <krisk@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2010 01:08:09 +0000
To: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>, "public-html-testsuite@w3.org" <public-html-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <FA9085650D2F8B4A9D501ED9D9706E9A14AD61AE@TK5EX14MBXW652.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>
Can you change your harness to expose the test result and that the tests have completed running off the window object?
Though I updated the test runner to inspect the DOM, exposing the following on the window object would be ideal.


-----Original Message-----
From: James Graham [mailto:jgraham@opera.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 9:11 AM
To: Anne van Kesteren
Cc: Kris Krueger; Philippe Le Hegaret; public-html-testsuite@w3.org
Subject: Re: div id="log"

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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