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Re: Proposed change to test template

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2010 15:00:08 +0200
Message-ID: <863658865.20100604150008@w3.org>
To: "Erik Dahlstrom" <ed@opera.com>
CC: public-svg-wg@w3.org
On Friday, June 4, 2010, 2:12:33 PM, Erik wrote:

ED> Hi svg-wg,

ED> I think we should consider adding an attribute to the test template to
ED> flag tests as being manual/interactive.

ED> Rationale:
ED> - We can then automatically add the default operator-script text ("Run the
ED> test. No interaction required."), and if we ever need to change it it's a
ED> bit easier
ED> - I think it's a good idea to clearly document which tests require  
ED> interaction, and having an attribute means it's easier for the testsuite
ED> generation scripts to process them
ED> - It's a good first step towards automating the tests

I agree with your reasoning.

There may be a need for additional paragraphs of operator script for non-interactive tests, so if this is generated automatically it should add to rather than replace what is there.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Technical Director, Interaction Domain
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
Received on Friday, 4 June 2010 13:00:12 UTC

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