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Re: Questions about microsoft tests (3nd version)

From: Bruno Fassino <fassino@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2010 07:58:34 +0100
Message-ID: <da98bce01002102258q204a3965n2d49d6077775f426@mail.gmail.com>
To: css21testsuite@gtalbot.org
Cc: "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>, Arron Eicholz <Arron.Eicholz@microsoft.com>
2010/2/10 Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>:
> Please note that in test
> http://test.csswg.org/source/contributors/microsoft/submitted/Chapter_9/inline-formatting-context-017.xht
> there is potentially 2 additional difficulties.
> {
> <meta name="flags" content="may" />
> <meta content="If 'text-align' is set to 'justify' the user agent may
> stretch spaces and/or words." name="assert">
> Test passes if the width of spaces and/or characters of the first line
> of "Filler Text" is larger than the second line of "Filler Text".
> }
> 1-
> What if such difference is as small as 2 (or 3 or 4) pixels? How is "Joe
> Schmuck" going to see/notice such width difference in blank spaces
> and/or in between characters?

Of course, a way to make the difference more evident and also not to
have wrapping dependent on the default font, is to use the Ahem font,
something like this:

> 2-
> What if there is no difference of width? The user agent could then still
> pass the test but the statement (expected result) suggests otherwise.

Yes, since the stretching of spaces and/or words is optional the test
should always be passed...

Best regards,

Bruno Fassino http://www.brunildo.org/test
Received on Thursday, 11 February 2010 06:59:07 UTC

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