[webkit-dev] TestExpectations syntax changes, last call (for a while, at least) ...

Peter Kasting pkasting at chromium.org
Thu Jun 14 13:44:56 PDT 2012

On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 1:39 PM, Elliot Poger <epoger at chromium.org> wrote:

> Can someone please remind me why IMAGE+TEXT even exists?
> Wouldn't it be simpler to just mark a test as follows?
>    - IMAGE : allow image failure; go red if there is a text failure
>    - TEXT: allow text failure; go red if there is an image failure
>    - IMAGE TEXT: allow text and/or image failure
> The distinction is that IMAGE TEXT will allow image, text, or both to
fail, thus making transitions among the three generate no events.
 IMAGE+TEXT says specifically that we expect both to fail and that if one
starts passing, someone should do something.  (For example, maybe someone
checks in a partial rebaseline where they miss the image expectations.)

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