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Re: what to do with now-invalid SVG 1.1 tests?

From: Erik Dahlstrom <ed@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2012 13:02:12 +0100
To: public-svg-wg@w3.org
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On Sun, 09 Dec 2012 02:10:05 +0100, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>  

> The SVG 1.1 test suite includes this one:
> http://dev.w3.org/SVG/profiles/1.1F2/test/harness/htmlObjectMiniApproved/types-dom-04-b.html
> which in one of its subtests, checks for the behaviour of the  
> externalResourcesRequired property on an SVGSVGElement.  eRR has been  
> removed from SVG 2.  What should we do with tests like these that have  
> been obsoleted by the new spec?  Leave them, and fix them up in the SVG  
> 2 test suite, or unapprove/fix them so that they are not a nuisance for  
> implementations looking at whether they pass the 1.1 tests?

I don't think it's that bad to leave them as they are, we are migrating to  
the new testing infrastructure anyway, right? My vote goes to  
fixing/rewriting the tests in the SVG2 testsuite.

Erik Dahlstrom, Core Technology Developer, Opera Software
Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
Personal blog: http://my.opera.com/macdev_ed
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