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Re: Assumptions about UA default style sheets

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 11:05:14 +0200
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tuod60m064w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Fri, 29 Jun 2007 00:34:32 +0200, fantasai  
<fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> I've added the general assumptions used throughout the test suite to the
> index page:
> http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/~checkout~/CSS/CSS2.1-test-suite/data/index.html
> Any style rule that's /not/ covered by that list is game for being  
> explicitly added to or overridden in a test if an implementor complains  
> that his UA's default style sheet doesn't meet the test's expectations.
> If an HTML UA's default style sheet doesn't match those style rule  
> assumptions, then it has bigger problems than passing the CSS2.1 test  
> suite.

You missed thead, etc.

Also, I wonder what all the fuss is about. If a testcase renders different  
in two desktop browsers because of the default style sheet isn't that a  
good reason for aligning more? Are there any concrete examples where this  
is found to be a problem?

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 29 June 2007 09:05:37 UTC

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