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From Jorg Heymans>
Subject Re: The Butterfly Manifesto (was Re: [RT] Spring+JMX == Real Blocks?)
Date Thu, 22 Jul 2004 11:02:48 GMT
>>> tests help but don't really buy us anything: have a community that is 
>>> strong and diverse enough to do the regression testing for us.
>> In a commercial world this would sound like :
>> "Have enough customers that are willing to put up with the bugs we 
>> could (might) have caught with better unit-test coverage".
>> That doesn't sound so positive anymore now does it?
> You're right, in a commercial world. But Cocoon is OS and one of the 
> strengh of OS is testing by its community. The users always find bugs 
> that the programmer who has to write a test would never have expected.
Right. And all community members use cocoon to manage their personal CD 

> What we should try to achieve is that every bug fix is supported by a 
> JUnit or Anteater test so that it can't happen twice.
Fully agree


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