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Re: Review Report on section 8.4 (Padding property): c5508-ipadn-b-003.htm

From: Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2010 19:08:25 -0700
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To: "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Cc: "fantasai" <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>

>>>>>> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20100815/html4/c5508-ipadn-b-003.htm
>> <meta name="flags" content="ahem">
>>>>>> should be replaced with
>>>>>> <meta name="flags" content="ahem invalid">
>>>>> Fixed.
>>>>> http://test.csswg.org/source/approved/css2.1/src/css1/c5508-ipadn-b-003.htm
>>>>>> A font-size 16px version of this test is available.
>>>>> ?
>>>> http://www.gtalbot.org/BrowserBugsSection/css21testsuite/c5508-ipadn-b-003.htm
>>> I think the 12px version is better, because it doesn't require
>>> use of a repeating decimal for the inches. :)


>> I don't like fractions like 0.16667 in any testcase either ... or
>> odd-looking fractions like 1.00542cm .
> 1.6667 is worse because it's supposed to be 1.66666666... [on until
> infinity]
> You can't ever actually represent it in CSS.
>>> Was there a reason you wanted to create a 16px version?
>>> ~fantasai
>> Well, yes. In order to meet my very own recommendations which I
>> emailed
>> on september 25th 2007 with subject line:
>> "CSS 2.1 Test suite: minimal font size problem and issue"
>> I sent it to Ian Hickson but also to you. That email had IMO a few
>> good
>> reasons to create 16px version.
> If that's the reason, then you should use not 16px for the font,
> but some other number (greater than 16px) that doesn't result in
> the need for a repeating decimal. Do that, and I would be happy
> to replace the testcase with yours.

I'll keep that in mind! I have in the past converted some Ian Hickson
testcases into font-size: 16px

Done this time with 24px ( == .25in):


I've added an empty <meta>-assert.

regards, Gérard
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