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Re: br element bidi test

From: Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin <aharon@google.com>
Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2011 22:50:20 -0400
Message-ID: <CA+FsOYb1zAFJzG5CM_+DmtN2L0DU9V-s3xCymoDnLNzAMu+=Bg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kris Krueger <krisk@microsoft.com>
Cc: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>, "public-html-testsuite@w3.org" <public-html-testsuite@w3.org>, "html5bidi@googlegroups.com" <html5bidi@googlegroups.com>
That's the thing. This is not being done under Google auspices. Although I
am leading the group, I am the only Google employee there.

On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 12:19 AM, Kris Krueger <krisk@microsoft.com> wrote:

> Place the tests under the google folder,
> http://w3c-test.org/html/tests/submission/Google/
> -Thx
> From: Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin [mailto:aharon@google.com]
> Sent: Thursday, November 03, 2011 9:10 PM
> To: James Graham
> Cc: public-html-testsuite@w3.org; html5bidi@googlegroups.com
> Subject: Re: br element bidi test
> Thanks!
> Any recommendation for the location (existing path and new folder name) in
> which to put our tests? Neither company name nor an individual's name seem
> right. How about html5bidi?
> Aharon
> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 8:56 PM, James Graham <jgraham@opera.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Nov 2011, Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin wrote:
> This is the first of hopefully many tests authored by html5bidi, a group
> formed under the auspices of the W3C's Israel office for the purpose of
> writing tests for the bidirectional features added in
> HTML5 and CSS3.
> This sounds awesome!
> It is a very simple test, and by submitting it separately, we primarily
> want to make sure that it is in an acceptable format before we send a whole
> bunch more.
> >From a quick glance, it seems to be fine.
> Since the feature being tested is an aspect of rendering, and has no
> scripting/API component, the test is in the self-describing ref-test format.
> Yes, that is the right choice.
> In terms of licensing, I am not sure what needs to be done. Some members
> of the group, like myself, work for (various) W3C member companies, and
> some work for the W3C itself, but some are not in
> either group.
> The test needs to be licensed under the BSD/W3C testsuite license [1]. As
> long as all relevant stakeholders are happy with the licensing, I guess
> there isn't a problem (but I Am Not A Laywer, etc.).
> In any case, the test is at
> https://github.com/amire80/html5-bidi-tests/raw/master/html5/br-bidi.html,
> with the ref at
> https://github.com/amire80/html5-bidi-tests/raw/master/html5/br-bidi-ref.html
> .
> Right, the next step is to upload it to the html testsuite. We use
> mercurial rather then git, but it should be quite straightforward if you
> aren't already famiiar with it. The full set of instructions are at [2].
> Thanks again for this effort; I personally am really enthusiastic about
> getting more automatable tests for this area of the spec.
> [1] http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/2008/04-testsuite-copyright.html
> [2] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/Testing/Submission/
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