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From Paul Davis <>
Subject Re: Ideas for Changes to the Test Suite
Date Sat, 14 Feb 2009 21:21:22 GMT
On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 1:23 PM, Damien Katz <> wrote:
> So based on the responses, it looks like we need fully automated tests,
> runnable without the browser. And Erlang unit test integration.
> Also people like running the tests in the browser and want even better
> integration for creating new tests. I see no reason we cannot have both.
> Chris Anderson has done a lot of work here already.
> Looks like couch.js is fine as is.
> Paul, I'm not sure why you object to long test names, but I do like the idea
> of tags for tests. Each test could be tagged for important functionality
> they test and use: replication, security, views, temp views, compaction,
> etc. That it makes it easy to quickly run all the tests touching certain
> features while you are developing. As the number of tests grow, this will
> become more useful IMO.
> -Damien


Long test names fail to pass my cost/benefit analysis.

The awesomeness of tags would be highly dependent on implementation.

Paul Davis

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