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Re: [Fwd: ACID3 test submissions]

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 20:52:38 -0500
Message-ID: <47954C66.3090802@w3.org>
To: ~:'' ありがとうございました。 <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Cc: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>

Hi, Jonathan-

~:'' ありがとうございました。 wrote (on 1/21/08 4:40 AM):
> well I loved the apparent overt simplicity of the Acid2 test.
> ie at least when launched any mortal could see if something was amiss.

While Acid3 is not as cute as Acid2, it's still clear when a browser 
renders it correctly... just see the reference image, which is how it 
should look. [1]

> I'd prefer something less overtly technical and 'standards' in your face.
> something amusing that appealed to a wider audience, raising the 
> popularity of SVG.
> A short story perhaps.

There is a place for such promotional images, but the Acid tests are 
meant to promote interoperability, especially in edge cases.  There's a 
place for both kinds of tests (as well as individual implementability 

> It seems the test halts, could it not be designed to complete sections 
> and continue in any case?
> Could accessibility tests to be included, including mousewheel, keyboard 
> etc.
> xmlhttprequest and more....
> on this basis Acid 3 appears to fail to live up to Acid 2.
> it's not amusing, nut none the less a significant development.
> Might a short youtube animation be helpful in determining errors and 
> generating interest.

Like Jeff said, the SVG WG has little say in how the test is designed; 
you'll have to talk to Ian Hickson.

But we are interested in feedback on SVG-specific tests.

[1] http://hixie.ch/tests/evil/acid/003/reference.html

-Doug Schepers
W3C Team Contact, SVG, CDF, and WebAPI
Received on Tuesday, 22 January 2008 01:52:47 UTC

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