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CSS Media type tests

From: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2007 15:29:10 +0100
To: public-mwts <public-mwts@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1196260150.20434.472.camel@altostratustier>


At last, I've found the time to come up with a set of test cases that
allows to detect how mobile user agents react with style sheets, and in
particular how they deal with the CSS Media Types [1] ('handheld' and
'screen' in particular).

The said 13 test cases are at:

They are integrated in the test harness on an experimental basis at:
also available as http://tinyurl.com/2d9ra8

Data are gathered at:

Comments, bug fixes and improvements are welcomed.

For what it's worth, these tests come as a response to the question I'm
frequently asked, i.e. whether mobile browsers reliably implement the
@media handheld; the mobile web best practices working group had
gathered some initial data on this:
http://www.w3.org/2005/MWI/BPWG/techs/XhtmlBasic11Support , but I'm
hoping we can gather more solid data through the harness.

I guess I would like to get at least someone's explicit review of the
test cases before putting the test suite visible in the default view of
the harness page.


1. http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/media.html
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