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Re: [CSS21][CSS22] Seeking review of position:fixed edge case test

From: Chris Rebert <csswg@rebertia.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2015 17:11:41 -0700
Message-ID: <CAMZYqRSNw421K-A-F_QV9FpjnGJvxmjsmsWtgsQgXUp5m2iLUA@mail.gmail.com>
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On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 1:49 PM, Gérard Talbot
<css21testsuite@gtalbot.org> wrote:
> Le 2015-08-17 15:08, Chris Rebert a écrit :
>> 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 :
<snip>
>>> 1- There is already a test with the filename position-fixed-001
>>>
>>> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/nightly-unstable/html4/position-fixed-001.htm
>>>
>>> in the test suite. Fortunately for you, your test, in my opinion, is really
>>> about 'left: auto' offset. So, in all fairness, you were destined for a test
>>> filename change anyway.
>>
>> A. This "testcase filename itself must be globally unique" requirement
>> doesn't seem to be documented anywhere on Test the Web Forward.
>
> When the first version of the file format documentation was created, zero-filled number suffix was explained to keep filename unique. As more and more test suites for 40+ specifications were created, there is a need to keep filename unique... otherwise test searching (with CSS Test Suite Manager Shepherd system: http://test.csswg.org/shepherd/ ) gets more difficult, confusing and returning several occurences.
>
> But, you are right; I agree with you that this "testcase filename itself must be globally unique" guideline or requirement should be stated somewhere in the Test the Web Forward documentation.

I went ahead earlier and filed a bug regarding this:
https://github.com/w3c/web-platform-tests/issues/2095

Cheers,
Chris
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Received on Tuesday, 18 August 2015 00:12:18 UTC

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