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RE: Link the zips! (was: Re: Conversion of MS CSS 2.1 tests to reftests)

From: John Jansen <John.Jansen@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2011 22:48:56 +0000
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, "Bert Bos (bert@w3.org)" <bert@w3.org>
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Adding Bert to the to line in case his rules push this mail out of sight.

Bert, I think it is a really good idea to link to the ZIP file for each test suite from the Summary page for that test suite.

For example, from the 20110323 test suite summary page [1] there should be a link below the 'XHTML 1.1 for Printers' link that points to the ZIP file [2].

What do you think?

[1]: http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/
[2]: http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/latest.zip 

-----Original Message-----
From: Bjoern Hoehrmann [mailto:derhoermi@gmx.net] 
Sent: Tuesday, November 08, 2011 2:30 PM
To: Boris Zbarsky
Cc: John Jansen; public-css-testsuite@w3.org
Subject: Link the zips! (was: Re: Conversion of MS CSS 2.1 tests to reftests)

* Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>On 9/21/10 2:53 PM, John Jansen wrote:
>> But the entire suite is available as a zip file
>It is?  Can that zip file please be linked from 
>http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20100815/ so that people might 
>actually find out about it and have a way of getting it?

Not long before Boris wrote this, I found and downloaded the zip version myself and didn't find it that difficult to find, but just now I tried to find it again and didn't see it linked anywhere on the w3.org pages; the address above is 404 now, and while URL hacking gives me .zip files, there is no documentation on them, so I couldn't really be sure if they correspond to official releases (and I probably would have given up lo- cating them if I would have had trouble recalling Boris running into this problem and posting about it here). The archives should be promi- nently linked from http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/latest/ and other overview pages like it.
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