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Re: Draft spec links in tests [WAS: Seeking review of position:fixed edge case test]

From: Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2015 16:59:25 -0400
To: Chris Rebert <csswg@rebertia.com>
Cc: Public CSS Test suite mailing list <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>, chris@rebertia.com, Peter Linss <peter.linss@hp.com>
Message-ID: <196f28dead669fd75405fb6ee431d9c0@gtalbot.org>
Le 2015-08-17 16:35, Chris Rebert a écrit :
> On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 12:08 PM, Chris Rebert <csswg@rebertia.com> 
> wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 4, 2015 at 9:06 PM, Gérard Talbot
>> <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org> wrote:
>>> Le 2015-07-27 03:21, Chris Rebert a écrit :
>>>> 
>>>> Hi folks,
>>>> 
>>>> I'm trying to get a reviewer for a CSS2 regression test:
>>>> https://github.com/w3c/csswg-test/pull/813
>> <snip>
>>> Your test is a good test. Indeed iPhone 6, Safari 7+ fail your test. 
>>> Here's
>>> some review comments.
> <snip>
>>> 3-
>>>     <link rel="help"
>>> href="https://drafts.csswg.org/css2/visuren.html#choose-position" />
>>>     <link rel="help"
>>> href="https://drafts.csswg.org/css2/visudet.html#abs-non-replaced-width" 
>>> />
>>>     <link rel="help"
>>> href="https://drafts.csswg.org/css2/visudet.html#abs-non-replaced-height" 
>>> />
>>> 
>>> Do not link to draft spec as they can change or will change in the 
>>> future.
> 
> When I inquired about adding an automatic validation check for this,
> Peter Linss replied that there's actually no problem with using draft
> spec links in rel="help". See
> http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/testing/20150817#l-156 :
> 
> [22:09] <cvrebert> plinss: Gerard's feedback in
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-css-testsuite/2015Aug/0003.html
> (and the lack of corresponding complaints from the bot on
> https://github.com/w3c/csswg-test/pull/813 ) suggests there's a couple
> things the bot ought to check that it currently isn't
> [22:10] <cvrebert> plinss: (1) https://drafts.csswg.org shouldn't be
> used in rel="help" links
> [22:11] <plinss> actually, that’s not an issue, draft links are fine

This is news to me.

If you link to a section of CSS2.2 and if there is no

http://test.csswg.org/source/css22/

directory, then how is this going to work?

+CC: Peter Linss

Gérard



> 
> Sincerely,
> Chris
> --
> Bootstrap Core Team member
> Browser 🐛 of the day: http://wkbug.com/148061

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