W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-webapps-testsuite@w3.org > October 2011

Re: WebApps testharness.js needs to handle 'EventException'

From: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2011 22:35:43 +0200 (CEST)
To: Jacob Rossi <Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com>
cc: "public-webapps-testsuite@w3.org" <public-webapps-testsuite@w3.org>, "annevk@opera.com" <annevk@opera.com>, Alex Kuang <Alex.Kuang@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1110172232420.8562@sirius>


On Mon, 17 Oct 2011, Jacob Rossi wrote:

>> EventException is being removed from implementations. The only thing we
>> might possibly want to test is that it does not exist.
>
> Test cases should test the specs.  The spec still has EventException and in ISSUE-179 we resolved to keep it in the spec.

Both testcases and specs should reflect what will be implemented. It 
sounds like that isn't happening in this case.

I am reluctant to land something that will have to be backed out soon and 
gives the wrong idea about the behaviour that we want to converge on in 
the long term, even if there has been a "decision" that doesn't match what 
people are actually going to do.
Received on Monday, 17 October 2011 20:36:21 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 22 April 2014 14:15:58 UTC