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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: JUnit license, was: subversion etiquette]
Date Mon, 19 Sep 2005 17:52:46 GMT
Hi Andrew,

Thanks for the pointer. For the record, JUnit should be supported on 
J2ME/CDC. The small platform problems crop up with CLDC, which we don't 
worry about.


Andrew McIntyre wrote:

>On 9/14/05, Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hillegas@sun.com> wrote:
>>Oh bother, said Pooh.. We'd like to write assertion-based tests. What do
>>folks think we should do:
>>o Ask JUnit to license itself under the Apache license.
>>o Use some other assertion-based test framework. Any suggestions?
>Well, there is TestNG:
>It's licensed under the Apache License, is hosted at java.net, and is
>a part of the OpenSymphony project. It's also got some nifty features,
>like demarcating test methods using javadoc comments or JDK 1.5
>annotations, and it runs Junit tests 'out-of-the-box' (or so it says,
>I haven't tried it). It's also geared towards supporting different
>kinds of testing and is not strictly targeted at unit testing.
>The downside is that it doesn't support JDK 1.3, and I'm guessing it
>doesn't support J2ME either (but then neither does Junit). It might
>not be the choice for the short term, but maybe we should give it some
>consideration for the long term, since I believe there's agreement
>that 10.3 will no longer support JDK 1.3.

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