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Re: Test Suite for Media Queries

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2005 01:56:06 +0200
Message-ID: <962956494.20050930015606@w3.org>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

On Friday, September 30, 2005, 1:50:06 AM, Ian wrote:

IH> On Fri, 30 Sep 2005, Chris Lilley wrote:
>> Okay. So, the plan is, that unless someone else makes such a test suite, 
>> Media Queries will not start to get test suite 9much less, leave CR) for 
>> a couple of years?

IH> There's no way I can predict what the CSSWG's members' priorities will be
IH> in the future.

Yes, I know. accurate crystal balls are in short suppy. That's why I
asked for rough estimates, which you provided. I was really looking for
whether anyone was working on it at present.

IH>  If we get a bunch of new members who care about CSS3 Media
IH> Queries more than CSS2.1 and who contribute resources towards a Media 
IH> Queries test suite, then that spec will get a test suite sooner.

IH> Currently, of the ten CSSWG specs in CR (including CSS2.1 which is taking
IH> a small break from that status but will be returning as soon as we've 
IH> dealt with everyone's comments), the top priority to the current CSSWG 
IH> members who are contributing tests is CSS2.1.

Which is fair enough.

IH> Even once CSS2.1 has a test suite, nothing guarentees that Media Queries
IH> will be the next spec to get a test suite. There are six other CSSWG specs
IH> in CR that are awaiting a test suite, it all depends on which specs the 
IH> self-volunteered test-writing CSSWG members think are most important.


 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
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