[webkit-dev] sharing more test references

Darin Adler darin at apple.com
Tue Nov 13 16:59:57 PST 2012

On Nov 13, 2012, at 4:56 PM, Dirk Pranke <dpranke at chromium.org> wrote:

> Wouldn't the fact that there are a large set of tests with the same result be an argument *for* doing the iframe thing?

The simple hand-coded green square in upper left corner should be simple, perhaps even simpler than the iframe thing.

> What is the advantage to having 50 copies of a hand-coded "green square in upper left corner" reference test?

Tests standing alone and being independent, easy to move around, revise, and understand individually rather than as part of a suite.

I don’t have a strong objection to your iframe technique, but I’d start simpler and do it only if it’s really needed.

-- Darin

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