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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <>
Subject Re: Philosophy of failing tests
Date Fri, 25 Feb 2005 16:50:29 GMT

Brennan Stehling wrote:

>With the test-driven development model you would write most of the
>unit tests in the beginning of the project and as you pass more and
>more tests you can track your progress.  I see the appeal to that
>technique but implementing can be hard if not impossible with
>unwritten code.  And it also messes up the build reports from the
>automated builds.
Automated builds can be told to continue when tests fail.

>That said, I suggest introducing new unit tests on a probation status
>and link them to JIRA issues so the tests will be used to complete the
>issue.  Once the test passes it should indicate the issues has been
>That's my 2 cents.

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