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Re: block-based parsing?

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2005 20:42:01 +0200
Message-ID: <43271D79.1010908@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> Without a testcase for every possible situation browsers will never 
> know. So

And every combination of every arbitrary number of possible situations
to test side-effects.

We easily reach the limits of test suites here. Test suites are a good tool
to avoid the worst. They're hardly a good tool to prove the best. That's
something I quickly discovered authoring the original CSS 3 Selectors Test
Suite...

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