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Re: MOSQUITO project to contribute to HTML5 tests

From: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2011 17:12:12 -0500
Message-ID: <CAACrNNeZqdD4RfH5+vk8Zo0eGZO04cfU-g7THPeJryPz0eduoA@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-geolocation@w3.org
On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 7:04 AM, Steve Block <steveblock@google.com> wrote:
> Hi Fabrice,
> Thanks for your email. You're right that currently there are no tests
> for DeviceOrientation.
> It's tricky to reliably test a sensor-based API like this using
> automated tests because you can't make guarantees about the accuracy
> of a given implementation. Our current approach is to provide a simple
> test application which would be used to test the API manually [1].

> I'd certainly be interested to see the tests that you would propose
> for DeviceOrientation. Did you have a strategy in mind at this point?

fwiw, Mozilla has plans to test such things by using a system-qemu and
adjusting the sensor values "Marionette" [1].

[1] https://wiki.mozilla.org/Auto-tools/Projects/Marionette
Received on Wednesday, 23 November 2011 22:12:42 UTC

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