Re: tasks to supplement HTML specification development

On Thu, 12 Apr 2007 00:35:11 +0200, Maciej Stachowiak <>  

> If we take the WHATWG specs as a starting point, then development of  
> automated tests for the more stable areas of the spec could begin right  
> away. For example, tests of the <a> element are highly unlikely to be  
> invalidated by further changes to the spec. <canvas> is probably also  
> ready for the test suite treatment. In the case of <canvas>, I think  
> Opera, Mozilla and Apple all have a bunch of test cases that could  
> possibly be donated, although they would have to be reviewed to check if  
> what they test actually matches the spec.
> So we may need to appoint one or more experts to act as test suite  
> editors, to review proposed new test cases.

I will be working on a test suite for HTML5 for Opera this summer (week  
25..31), probably focussing on already implemented features that currently  
lack tests. Since I will be writing many test cases I will have to  
organize them somehow and so I could well help with organization of other  
tests too.

Simon Pieters

Received on Wednesday, 25 April 2007 02:51:18 UTC