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Re: test automation

From: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 20:37:48 -0700
Cc: Davis Ford <davisford@gmail.com>, public-css-testsuite@w3.org
Message-id: <204991B2-33B6-48E6-87C9-355AB97896FD@me.com>
To: Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com>
On Mar 6, 2013, at 9:33 AM, Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 03/06/2013 04:45 PM, Davis Ford wrote:
>> Hi, I'm interested in using the css 2.1 suite, but had a couple of quick
>> questions.
>> 1) Is there a way to automate the tests?  I'm guessing the answer is no,
>> since most of the tests seem to require visual human inspection.
> There has been some work on converting these tests to reftests [1], which can be automated. It's a lot of boring work, though, so people don't tend to be extremely motivated.
>> 2) Is there already a test harness that wraps the test suite at all -- i.e.
>> allows the user to indicate pass / fail / unknown and collects results; I
>> just wanted to find if there was something like this already before writing
>> my own
> https://test.csswg.org/harness/suite/CSS21_DEV/

There is also http://trac.webkit.org/browser/trunk/Tools/CSSTestSuiteHarness which is easier to run locally.

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