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

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Thu May 17 14:06:56 PDT 2012

On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 2:05 PM, Ojan Vafai <ojan at chromium.org> wrote:

> On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 2:02 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:
>> Seems reasonable as the first step except:
>> On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 1:34 PM, Ojan Vafai <ojan at chromium.org> wrote:
>>> 6. Use the same character as a separator before and after the test (":").
>> I counter-propose to drop ":" or any other delimiter altogether.
>> Delimiters are the biggest pain points in the current syntax as suggested
>> by Benjanmin, Darin, and I.
>> If we're going to have expectations after test name, then there's no need
>> for delimiters other than imposing arbitrary maintenance cost on everyone
>> who edits the file.
> There is clearly not consensus on this. Getting rid of "=" as a delimiter
> seemed uncontroversial to me. Note that I explicitly put getting rid of
> delimiters in the controversial list.

Who opposed this? And why is he or she not replying on this thread?

- Ryosuke
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