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Re: Automating W3C Test Execution with WebDriver for Pointer Events

From: Rick Byers <rbyers@chromium.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2015 09:46:43 -0700
Message-ID: <CAFUtAY_B0Q0UnvOwc3f3JBR+2TahJo9mZ-WKTSWm--8TTU_ygQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: public-browser-tools-testing@w3.org, Pointer Events WG <public-pointer-events@w3.org>, Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>, Mike Smith <mike@w3.org>, Scott González <scott.gonzalez@gmail.com>, Art Barstow <art.barstow@gmail.com>
Thanks for kicking this off Doug,

To me the main issue to discuss is whether / how the WebDriver API should
be extended to support rich input support (it's really too limited at the
moment to be that useful for scenarios like pointer events).

I've started a blink-specific thread to discuss using WebDriver in our
tests here


On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 9:26 AM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:

> Hi, folks–
> During today's Pointer Events telcon, Scott González described how the
> jQuery folks are automating test execution, pulling in W3C tests, and
> executing them in browsers using WebDriver using a script [1].
> This prompted a lot of interest from the browser vendor engineers present,
> and I suggested this could interesting to other WGs.
> So, would anyone be interested in having a telcon about this this? Scott,
> would you like to go into more detail, so we can frame a conversation?
> [1]
> https://github.com/jquery/PEP/blob/master/tests/functional/pointerevent_button_attribute_mouse-manual.js
> Regards–
> –Doug
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