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Re: Error in linking-a-07-t.svg

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2010 13:43:38 +0100
Message-ID: <543061431.20100303134338@w3.org>
To: "Erik Dahlstrom" <ed@opera.com>
CC: "public-svg-wg@w3.org" <public-svg-wg@w3.org>
On Wednesday, March 3, 2010, 1:23:28 PM, Erik wrote:

ED> Hello svg-wg,

ED> I think this testcase has partially invalid pass criteria:

ED>    http://dev.w3.org/SVG/profiles/1.1F2/test/svg/linking-a-07-t.svg

ED> I think that the leftmost blue arrow should open the link in the same
ED> frame, not in a new window/frame/tab. I tested this in webkit, mozilla and
ED> opera and they all behaved like that.

I agree it should.

I remember writing that test, and it was partly an exploratory/UA test. Its derived from linking-a-04-t.svg (which has three arrows), using @xlink:show on the left (default, new, and replace) and comparing this on the right with the same arrows which also have @target. The aim was to check whether @target overrode @xlink:show (it does) and this fed into spec clarifications.

Perhaps the test would be clearer if the left and right halves were split. The right half is a test for the priority of @target over @xlink:show. The left half is much the same as  linking-a-04-t.svg. Please check the blue arrow in linking-a-04-t.svg as well.

We still lack a test for the other values of @target. I see that linking-a-07-t.svg is empty, and volunteer to fill it in with an @target test.

ED> If there are no objections I will update the pass criteria for that  
ED> subtest to say:

ED> [[ Upon clicking the left-most blue arrow, the image of the  
ED> linkingToc-t.svg
ED> file should replace the initial view of this test case in the viewer  
ED> frame. ]]

Yup, although if you agree about the split, that would be in linking-a-04-t.svg. If not, then yes update it. But then the test purpose and pass criteria need to be better explained.





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 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Technical Director, Interaction Domain
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
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