[webkit-dev] js-test-(pre|post).js in http tests

Benjamin Poulain benjamin at webkit.org
Mon Dec 19 16:16:22 PST 2011

2011/12/19 Alexey Proskuryakov <ap at webkit.org>:
> Generally speaking, I think that it's not worth it making existing tests
> pretty for the sake of prettiness or even consistency. It is very easy to
> lose some intended non-obvious properties of tests that way, as well as to
> lose unintended testing. We certainly don't want to only test HTML and JS
> code that adheres to WebKit style guide!
> There are certainly many situations where it makes great sense to rework
> tests. Making results cross-platform (for example by switching to text-only
> or to reftests) is something that is always very welcome.

I am sure there is plenty of room for improvement.
-https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=71091 (the test did not do anything)
-https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=70672 (the test was not
testing what it was supposed to test)


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