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Re: [widgets] possible test errors for The Widget Interface?

From: Scott Wilson <scott.bradley.wilson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2011 08:56:13 +0100
Message-Id: <EC1DF247-CCC7-4863-9877-3DC5A571D4C4@gmail.com>
To: public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
OK, having read both P&C and TWI next to each other I can see now how this can work - there is just a slight confusion in the two specs with regard to default text direction.

Basically, P&C's rules for text direction always return a direction (default: LTR) whereas the TWI rules - and test cases - assume the default is no direction (Null). So by using the P&C algorithm to generate the properties, I ended up failing a lot of the TWI tests as all my properties had a "dir" value. To make both sets of tests pass, I have to set the default as Null rather than LTR despite what P&C says - this is fine as the browser treats no-direction as LTR by default anyway.

Not a big problem to work around, but it did trip me up and does seem inconsistent.

On 4 Apr 2011, at 10:57, Scott Wilson wrote:

> I'm having problems passing test i18nlro06 for the Widget Interface test suite [1].
> The test expects a value of: "\u05DD\u05E4\u05DC\u202D\u05D7\u05DC\u202C\u05E7" for the Name attribute;
> Following the localizable strings algorithm[2], we actually return: "\u202A\u05DD\u05E4\u05DC\u202D\u05D7\u05DC\u202C\u05E7\u202C"
> This may also apply to test i18nlro07.
> -S
> [1] http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets-api/test-suite/
> [2] http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets-api/#getting-localizable-strings-
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