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Marking non-automated tests

From: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2013 14:24:19 +0100
Message-ID: <51125983.3080007@w3.org>
To: "'public-html-testsuite@w3.org'" <public-html-testsuite@w3.org>
Hi gang,

I've been running some analyses on the tests we have in the suite, and 
I'm noticing a rather large bunch of tests that aren't properly 
automated. I knew there were some, but I hadn't realised it was this many.

A lot of those I've seen can be converted to testharness, and should be. 
I'll be producing a list of all conversion candidates.

But some tests just have to remain as manual or reftests. We've had some 
conventions to mark those up, but nothing seems to have been used 
consistently at this point.

The existing conventions seem to be mostly about using <meta>. I was 
wondering if we shouldn't just use something simpler. How about

   <html data-manual>


Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
Received on Wednesday, 6 February 2013 13:24:27 UTC

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