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Re: Tests with difficult/confusing pass condition/wording: c414-flt-ln-002.htm

From: Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2010 19:01:12 -0700
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To: "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Cc: "Řyvind Stenhaug" <oyvinds@opera.com>

> Hi,
> the following lists a number of tests that were found to be confusing
> with
> regard to determining a test result.

> ==== CSS1 Test Suite Contributors, Ian Hickson ====
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20100815/html4/c414-flt-ln-002.htm
> * The description is too complicated, and it's difficult to tell easily
> if
> things are really level. Maybe this can be split up into multiple
> simpler
> tests?
> * Says "unless there is not enough room for the big box to fit on the
> small box's line after the small box" - but in fact some of the big
> boxes
> are /left/-floated
> * "big coloured boxes should be level with the top of..." (assuming it's
> meant that the top border edges of the two boxes should be level) - not
> necessarily true. The float's top may not be higher than the top of the
> span's linebox, so the TC seems to assume that 1.3em lineheight is
> exactly
> enough space for a medium border.


How about this replacement (draft for now):


Still remaining
"The big triple-letter coloured boxes should be level with the top of
the small..."
could be better replaced with
"The top of the big triple-letter coloured boxes should be flush with
the top of the small ..."
because "flush with" is the expression used in CSS 2.1

"on the small box's line before the small box"
could be better replaced with
"on the small box's line on its left side"

3- "dummy text" should be replaced with "filler text"

4- text assert to edit

regards, Gérard
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