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Re: Testing of Events specification

From: Jason White <jason@jasonjgw.net>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:22:54 +1000
To: public-indie-ui@w3.org
Message-ID: <20140422002254.GA10783@jdc.jasonjgw.net>
James Craig <jcraig@apple.com> wrote:
 
> We may end up using these TestHarness.js test in WebKit.
> 

Excellent.
> > An alternative strategy would be to use a testing tool that can generate
> > events at the operating system level - a more complicated solution, which
> > however has the advantage of establishing that the user can initiate the
> > events through UI actions.
> 
> We spun our wheels on this one a bit for ARIA 1.0. I think we ended up with
> the realization that it was a huge undertaking that would likely result in
> flaky results and no one wanted to maintain it. 

I wouldn't suggest considering it unless there were a well maintained and
reliable tool for generating the events and running the tests, preferably
under multiple operating systems.
Received on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 00:23:23 UTC

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