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Re: Metadata flag for automated tests

From: Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 19:02:21 +0200
Message-ID: <5006EC1D.4030302@gmail.com>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
CC: "<public-test-infra@w3.org>" <public-test-infra@w3.org>
On 07/18/2012 02:37 PM, Robin Berjon wrote:
> Hi,
> I've looked at the list of known flags and have been trawling through a number of suites, but I can't seem to find any flag that is used to indicate that a test can run fully automated (by which I mean not just run as script and provide an immediate result, but also use testharness.js so that the results can be automatically captured and submitted).
> Have I missed something?
> If not I'd like to propose that we add the ***drumroll*** "automated" flag to tests so that these can be prioritised and get to run first.
> Thoughts? Screams? Meh?

Fully automated should be the default; everything that isn't flagged as 
a reftest or a manual test is automated. I would object to requiring 
more boilerplate for the kind of automated tests we want to encourage.

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