[webkit-dev] Simplifying syntax in test_expectations.txt (bug 86691)

Ojan Vafai ojan at chromium.org
Thu May 17 13:42:18 PDT 2012

On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 1:37 PM, Peter Kasting <pkasting at chromium.org>wrote:

> On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 1:34 PM, Ojan Vafai <ojan at chromium.org> wrote:
>> 2. Make outcomes optional. If they are left out, then the test is skipped
>> (unless the test is marked SLOW, in which case it's expected to pass).
>> There is no SKIP modifier.
> I don't think we should do this.  It seems very subtle.  I'd rather be
> explicit.
> I'm OK with the rest of your numbered proposals.

I disagree, but I'm fine with punting this to the list of controversial
changes that we should discuss separately. FWIW, my main motivation here is
that it allows us to unify the Skipped file format with the
test_expectations.txt format. But again, we can discuss that separately.

> PK
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