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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: Philosophy of failing tests
Date Fri, 25 Feb 2005 16:33:45 GMT
It's the *making it pass* phase that may take some time.


Regards,
Alan

Tencé, Vincent wrote:

>Sounds good ;-) 
>
>With a cycle of:
>
>writing the test, making it pass, refactoring
>
>we should not have any failing test in the repo.
>
>-- Vincent
>
>  
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Alan D. Cabrera [mailto:adc@toolazydogs.com]
>>Sent: February 25, 2005 11:15 AM
>>To: Apache Directory Developers List
>>Subject: Re: Philosophy of failing tests
>>
>>
>>We have some whipper snapper from France who is putting in more 
>>extensive tests, discovering problems w/ our code as he goes 
>>along.  Not 
>>to worry though, we have given him committer karma and now he 
>>has to fix 
>>the problems he finds!  ;)
>>
>>
>>Regards,
>>Alan
>>
>>
>>Tencé, Vincent wrote:
>>
>>    
>>
>>>No such thing can exist! That's mine. How do we get failing 
>>>      
>>>
>>unit tests in
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>>
>>>the first place in SVN? If we do however, I agree they should be kept
>>>failing. It'll make visible that we have a problem and put 
>>>      
>>>
>>pressure on the
>>    
>>
>>>team to deal with it.
>>>
>>>- Vincent
>>>
>>> 
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>>From: Alan D. Cabrera [mailto:adc@toolazydogs.com]
>>>>Sent: February 25, 2005 11:03 AM
>>>>To: Apache Directory Developers List
>>>>Subject: Philosophy of failing tests
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>What is everyone's philosophy on failing unit tests?  I, for one, 
>>>>believe that they should be left failing until they are fixed.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>Regards,
>>>>Alan
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>>
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>>>>


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