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Re: Font module test suite?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2010 00:01:01 -0700
Message-ID: <4C4003AD.3090208@inkedblade.net>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
CC: Paul Irish <paul.irish@gmail.com>, Vladimir Levantovsky <Vladimir.Levantovsky@monotypeimaging.com>, www-font <www-font@w3.org>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>, "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
On 07/15/2010 07:57 PM, John Daggett wrote:
> Paul Irish wrote:
>
>> I'd heard some murmurs of a test suite for the font module.
>> I'm especially interested in the unicode-range portion of @font-face.
>>
>> What is the status of this effort? I'd love to help out.
>
> Tests for the unicode-range descriptor of the @font-face rule would be
> covered by the test suite for CSS3 Fonts.  The Fonts WG will be
> working on a test suite related specifically to the WOFF format.
>
> I have a tracking bug for the CSS3 Fonts test suite here:
>
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=567934
>
> Feel free to contribute tests.  The only requirement is that they be
> in CSS Test Suite format (look over the MS tests for an example).  I'm
> going to set up my tests in reftest format which compares two pages
> that should render exactly the same way (as opposed to comparing to a
> saved image).  This allows automated testing.  Naturally, you can
> write the reftests in such a way that trained monkey testing (i.e.
> manual visual testing) can also be used.

More information on CSS test suites and formats can be found here:
   http://wiki.csswg.org/test
The mailing list for CSS testing is public-css-testsuite@w3.org.

~fantasai
Received on Friday, 16 July 2010 07:01:58 GMT

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