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Re: Tests that fail in UAs that implement the most recent spec.

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2015 11:09:59 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDD3u6Y-nv1YVQJJL-C-X+9LZULaS3OT6FyAa6Cz7HUpbg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com>
Cc: Public CSS test suite mailing list <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
On Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 10:25 AM, Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com> wrote:
> Servo is implementing the four/eight-digit hex colour syntax. This
> causes us to fail some tests in the CSS 2.1 test suite. It seems to be
> we should have a policy that a correct implementation of the most
> recent specification should never cause test failures in any
> conformance test suite, as that sends a message that actively works
> against interoperability.

Is this covered by the policy surrounding replacement specs?  The
Color module replaces part of 2.1, so 2.1's tests that disagree with
it are incorrect.

Received on Monday, 3 August 2015 18:10:46 UTC

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