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

Elliot Poger epoger at chromium.org
Thu Jun 14 13:51:08 PDT 2012

On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 4:44 PM, Peter Kasting <pkasting at chromium.org>wrote:

> 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.)

Thanks for the explanation.

That makes sense, although it seems to me that the problem of
is about 100x worse for us.

But that's not a reason to hide these particular transitions! :-)

> PK
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