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From Calvin Austin <>
Subject Re: a testing challenge
Date Tue, 23 Aug 2005 19:17:42 GMT
I've asked the folks running it to clarify the web page today as I had 
received some other questions too.  In lieu of that,  code coverage is 
pure code coverage, for Java projects the tool used is clover.

A team is a committer and any additional engineers who want to join in 
writing the tests, . There is also an opportunity to get an early bird 


Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:

> Interesting...
> I'm gonna write me a minivan!  :)
> Can you define "code coverage"?  Will you be looking for meaningful  
> tests, or just ensuring that APIs are invoked at all?
> geir
> On Aug 23, 2005, at 1:01 AM, Calvin Austin wrote:
>> It's great to see geronimo grow in leaps and bounds (even if its  
>> getting increasingly difficult to keep up with the email). However  
>> when was the last time someone thanked you for writing a test case  
>> to increase code coverage?
>> Well, Spikesource is running a participatory testing challenge, for  
>> more details see below. The first deadline is next week.
>> *_Open Testing Contest with Over $20,000 in Prizes_*
>> Committers! SpikeSource is sponsoring a contest to help increase  the 
>> participatory testing of open source software.  Awards will be  given 
>> to open source projects that have the greatest increase in  code 
>> coverage from September 15 through December 31, 2005.  Project  
>> sign-up is due by August 31^st and the contest begins on September  
>> 15^th .  Visit for complete  
>> details and to register your project.

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