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Re: Submit an Implementation report based on a nightly-unstable test suite: possible?

From: Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2015 17:21:11 -0400
To: "Linss, Peter" <peter.linss@hp.com>
Cc: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>, Public CSS Test suite mailing list <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <c4ce4ab51700b57c5d7bd5318a0765a5@gtalbot.org>
Le 2015-08-15 21:09, Linss, Peter a écrit :
>> On Aug 15, 2015, at 11:26 AM, Gérard Talbot 
>> <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org> wrote:
>> Le 2015-08-15 06:15, Florian Rivoal a écrit :
>>>> On 15 Aug 2015, at 05:35, Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org> 
>>>> wrote:
>>>> Peter,
>>>> I've read
>>>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-css-testsuite/2010Aug/0020.html
>>>> https://wiki.csswg.org/test/implementation-report
>>>> I would be ready and interested to enter test results of Prince 10 
>>>> rev 3 for the CSS3 Writing Modes test suite *nightly-unstable* build 
>>>> and submit an implementation report.
>>>> 1- Is this possible?
>>> I don't know what the official rule is, but I think as long as the
>>> build is available so that it is possible for others to reproduce the
>>> results should they want to, I believe we should accept it.
>>> - Florian
>> The tests in the nightly-unstable test suite are regularly modified 
>> from day to day, new tests are added every day, some other tests are 
>> removed. So, I now think it would not be possible.
>> But the entrance page of the nightly-unstable test suite has a link to 
>> implementation report.
>> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css-writing-modes-3_dev/nightly-unstable/#implement
>> It's probably an oversight.
> I believe Florian was referring to the build of Prince, not the build
> of the test suite.


There is no way to fetch the build number of Prince. The only version 
number that I believe that can be queried is

~$ prince --version


> His point was that we accept results from any CSS implementation
> that’s available to the public so that the results can be reproduced.
> Note that the test harness associates each entered result with the
> version of the individual test. So while the test suite is rebuilt
> each night, individual tests don’t tend to change that often. Any
> result entered will remain as long as the test doesn’t change.
> Peter

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