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== Existing tests ==
== Existing tests ==
* [http://samples.msdn.microsoft.com/ietestcenter/ IE tests]
* [http://samples.msdn.microsoft.com/ietestcenter/ IE's tests]
* [http://tc.labs.opera.com/html/ Opera's tests]
* [http://trac.webkit.org/browser/trunk/LayoutTests (Some of?) WebKit's tests]
* [http://philip.html5.org/tests/canvas/suite/tests/ Philip's canvas tests]
* [http://philip.html5.org/tests/canvas/suite/tests/ Philip's canvas tests]
* [http://hixie.ch/tests/adhoc/html/ Hixie's ad-hoc tests]
* [http://code.google.com/p/html5lib/source/browse/trunk/testdata/ html5lib tests]
* [http://code.google.com/p/html5lib/source/browse/trunk/testdata/ html5lib tests]

Revision as of 16:17, 27 January 2009

Existing tests URI: http://dev.w3.org/html5/tests/


  • Each test needs a "reviewed" marker of some sort
  • It must be easy to find tests where the spec has changed under them
  • The barrier to contribution must be as low as possible
  • Testcases should have somewhat stable URIs
  • If test can be done using JavaScript preferably require it to be in JavaScript so engines can be more efficiently tested (i.e. automated).


  • There does not need to be a single consistent test harness for the whole of HTML5. (When sections can be tested in isolation, each section should use a test harness that is suited to that section's testing requirements. E.g. there is little value in fitting canvas tests and parser tests into the same framework, and it may add a lot of complexity.)

Existing tests