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Re: Mismatch between CSS and web-platform-tests semantics for reftests

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:27:22 -0700
Message-ID: <53F3B32A.6050405@inkedblade.net>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, public-css-testsuite@w3.org
On 08/19/2014 12:09 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 8/19/14, 3:02 PM, Dirk Pranke wrote:
>> I'm probably missing something?
> Dirk, I think Peter covered this in his mail.  Quoting:
>    it's often possible for a reference to fail in the same way that a
>    test can fail, leading to a false positive. We solve that by having
>    multiple references that use different techniques to render. [1]

Note that Mozilla uses this feature fairly frequently in its
own reftests as well. (It is just represented differently,
because they use manifest files.)

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