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

Dirk Pranke dpranke at chromium.org
Thu Jun 14 13:52:40 PDT 2012

On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 1:44 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.)

Also, unlike the now-deleted FAIL keyword, IMAGE TEXT indicates that
the test is expected to be flaky.

--  Dirk

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