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RE: SVG Tiny 1.2 is now a Candidate Recommendation

From: Peter Sorotokin <psorotok@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 21:16:01 -0700
Message-ID: <40CE68F1F8CAFB48B998C328517EA92AE28A6E@namail2.corp.adobe.com>
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: <www-svg@w3.org>

> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ian Hickson [mailto:ian@hixie.ch] 
> Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2006 8:59 PM
> To: Peter Sorotokin
> Cc: www-svg@w3.org
> Subject: RE: SVG Tiny 1.2 is now a Candidate Recommendation
> 
> On Tue, 22 Aug 2006, Peter Sorotokin wrote:
> > > 
> > > tests here: http://hixie.ch/tests/evil/css/css21/tests/
> > 
> > Oh, yeah, these are worth their name!
> 
> The tests currently at that URL are actually just the CSS1 tests
rewritten 
> to use the CSS2.1 format. They are the simplest of the tests available
for 
> CSS, there are far more "evil" ones floating around in bug systems. (I

> hope to eventually collect them all together and add them to the
above.)
> 
> 
> > I have played with some of them, found (and fixed) some bugs, of
course. 
> > Only HTML versions were there back then, so it was hard for me to
run 
> > them.
> 
> You're probably thinking of a different set of tests; the tests Maciej

> mentioned were initially created as XHTML tests and only later had
HTML 
> versions created (by a script).

Yes, I do not see the files that I have looked at... But I remember
looking at those at your site, and there were certainly no XHTML
versions.

We are getting off topic on the SVG list, though.

> 
> 
> > But these are "evil" tests - even quite mature browsers had big
troubles 
> > with them when I last looked.
> 
> They're really not evil tests. They're the very basic tests that were
part 
> of the CSS1 test suite, but reformulated to be easier to use (e.g.
they 
> use the Ahem font now).
> 
> Another test you might be interested in for the inline box model is:
> 
>    http://dbaron.org/css/test/inlinetest

Thanks, I'll check it out.

Peter

> 
> (It needs work before being appropriate for the 2.1 test suite,
because it 
> uses the wrong format.)
> 
> 
> For CSS2.1 I expect we'll have to write a few dozen more tests for the

> inline box model in order to useful test interoperability. We're not
there 
> yet (the CSS2.1 test suite is in very early stages).
> 
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