[webkit-dev] test_expectations.txt for non-chromium ports

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Mon Feb 13 18:47:52 PST 2012

On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 6:41 PM, Stephen White <senorblanco at chromium.org>wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 9:16 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
>> I don't know about other organizations, but from Apple's point of view,
>> it's rare that we'd want to publicly promise that we'll never implement
>> something. We'd just want to document that we haven't implemented the
>> feature yet, and thus some tests are inapplicable. So NEVERFIX would be
>> something we'd be even more reluctant to apply. We would not even want to
>> mark the difference between "we haven't enabled this feature yet, but
>> probably will very soon" and "we have no plans to ever implement the
>> feature unless something changes", as that would be communicating
>> information about future releases.
>> I don't know of the intent of SKIP, but maybe it is ok for this purpose.
>> I would expect it to be used for tests that are temporarily skipped due to
>> bugs, based on the name, which seems different to me from "this
>> functionality is not implemented in this port, rendering the test
>> inapplicable".
> How about NOTIMPL?

Let's not use an arbitrary abbreviation like IMPL. I would strictly prefer
or NotImpl.

- Ryosuke
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