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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@debrunners.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-516) Need to incorporate client backward/forward compatibility testing into testing procedures.
Date Fri, 28 Oct 2005 01:01:27 GMT
Rick Hillegas wrote:

> What I meant by "fork" is that we could introduce a new subdirectory
> under org/apache/derbyTesting as Myrna suggested. Then, as tests were
> converted to JUnit, we could move them from their old location to a new
> location under the JUnitTests subdirectory. Moving would involve
> svn-moving the test, which means that the old version would disappear
> from the code tree. There would be only one version of the test in the
> code tree. I agree that maintaining two independent copies would be a
> bad idea.

Sounds great.

It's just that "fork" has a specific, evil, meaning in the open source
world, that is not related to what you are doing. So, please, just don't
use fork to describe this, more like migrate, move or convert.


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