[whatwg] Proposal: Adding methods like getElementById and getElementsByTagName to DocumentFragments
tobie.langel at gmail.com
Thu Oct 31 09:25:01 PDT 2013
On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 5:07 PM, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> * Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> > If the goal is to get browsers to implement, how is it more valuable?
> > Browser vendors ignore W3C test suites to an even greater extent than
> > they ignore bug reports. In particular, I don't believe browser vendors
> > typically run W3C test suites en masse regularly, whereas they do
> > regularly look at the bug reports that get filed on them.
> My purpose was to lament that we currently lack the infrastructure
> needed so that people interested in new features or other changes can
> contribute tests for those features and changes to such suites. That
> very much includes that many of the existing suites suck badly.
> That would have many benefits, for instance, it makes it easy to track
> the implementation status of something across many implementations,
> which is information that web developers critically need, and it helps
> to identify cases where one browser is the odd one out. I would rather
> people help us work on tests than helping Anne fill out web forms.
Such an infrastructure is in the process of being built.
See the Test the Web Forward effort which now regroups all of Open Web platform testing.
You're welcome to contribute.
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