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Comments on Microsoft Chapter 4 Tests

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 14:20:50 +0100
To: public-css-testsuite@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uqzoo0c164w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
I was tasked with reviewing the Chapter_4 contributions and have some  
general comments. Now I believe the idea was that I would simply fix the  
tests and that the author of the test would verify the change and it would  
be all set. However, given the (unresolved) dispute over  
attribute-value-selector-004.xht I'm not sure I want to do work on  
changing tests as apparently there is disagreement about whether certain  
rules test the same thing.

In general I would like all tests that use the

    <p>Test passes if the "Filler Text" below is green.</p>
    <div>Filler Text</div>

to change into using the

    <p>This line should have a green color.</p>

pattern or equivalent. E.g.

    <div>This line should have a green color.</div>

would probably work better for some tests given the existing shared  
@import style sheets.

I think this makes it easier to see whether a test passed or failed. It is  
also the convention similar existing tests are following.

Is changing tests along these lines fine?

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 18 March 2009 13:21:50 UTC

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