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Re: Tests with font flag and @font-face rule embedding .woff resource

From: Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:27:01 -0500
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, Public CSS Test suite mailing list <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <fa329a836e3300b5880263f8dc8372f9@gtalbot.org>
Le 2017-02-28 15:57, Chris Lilley a écrit :
> On 2017-02-28 15:32, Gérard Talbot wrote:
>> Le 2017-02-17 13:16, Chris Lilley a écrit :
>>> On 2017-02-16 17:22, Gérard Talbot wrote:
>>> If the test uses @font-face then it doesn't need the font flag.
>> Record set of files declaring the font flag and using a .woff 
>> resource:
>> http://test.csswg.org/shepherd/search/flag/font/content/.woff/
>> Right now, 890 tests use a .woff or .woff2 resource and declare the 
>> font flag. I think this isn't a big error ...
> From http://web-platform-tests.org/writing-tests/css-metadata.html
> "font
>    Requires a specific font to be installed. (Details must be provided
> and/or the font linked to in the test description)"
> Unless the test requires a font to be installed (for example, as
> visible fallback for test failure or success when the webfont does not
> load) then it does not need, and should not use, the font flag.
>> There is also 466 reference files that do the same.
>> I am adding Richard Ishida as recipiendaries because Khaled Hosny 
>> (Nantonos)
> Khaled and Nantonos are different individuals.

Indeed, Khaled and Nantonos are different individual.

> The woff2 testsuite is correctly using the font flag, because it
> *does* require locally installed files. Some tests pass when the woff2
> is loaded (so the local font, if used, produces a fail); others pass
> if the (malformed) woff2 is used, so pass if the local font is used.

I have not checked this. If this is the case, then it seems to me that 
there is still some 686 tests that declare font flag while using a .woff 


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