[webkit-dev] naming conventions for reftests and the w3c test suites

Dirk Pranke dpranke at chromium.org
Thu Dec 1 14:21:11 PST 2011

On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 2:08 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:
> Do we know if Mozilla's test suite follow such a convention? Given we
> already have tables/mozilla,
> there appears be an interest to import some Mozilla tests to WebKit.
> e.g. I'm planning to import Mozilla's
> reftests for unicode-bidi: isolate / plaintext as well.
> If their test suite don't follow such a convention, I'm not certain if
> there's a much benefit in asking this.

It still seems useful to me; if the W3C establishes a standard, then
it may be that we can also get Mozilla to adopt it.

> Furthermore, if we expect there will be only few reference files that don't
> start with ref-, notref-,
> don't ends with -ref.*, -notref.* and are not in a subdirectory of a
> directory named either "reference" and "reftest",
> then we can treat all those files as traditional pixel tests.

That's true, we could. However, allowing much flexibility here just
seems like unnecessary complexity and I'd prefer to avoid it.

-- Dirk

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