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From "Mikhail Loenko" <mloe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] [testing] java.beans tests
Date Wed, 14 Jun 2006 13:07:34 GMT
Hi Alexei

2006/6/14, Alexei Zakharov <alexei.zakharov@gmail.com>:
> Hello to everyone,
>
> I am currently investigating tests for java.beans module. As far as I

Cool!


> understand there were two separate contributions of java.beans tests
> from two different parties. And these contributions were merged into
> the single combined test suite we have now in svn. As a result
> currently we have about 400 test case failures (excluded) out of
> approximately 1200. After spending some time on this I realize that we
> have two types of issues here:
>
> 1. Test checks the compliance with very deep detail of RI's behavior (that
> is not in spec).
> 2. Test expects the behavior that differs from the RI's behavior as well as
> from our implementation's behavior.
>
> As for point 1, I'm unsure here. Do we really need to be completely
> identical to the RI in terms of public methods behavior? Some RI
> decisions are strange.

Please publish all those differences, we will need to make decisions on
case-by-case basis.


> For point 2, I believe we should rewrite or delete such tests.

If once you rewrite a test you get a duplicate of another test then
the test might be
deleted. Otherwise it should be fixed.

Thanks,
Mikhail

>
> Thoughts, suggestions?
>
>
> --
> Alexei Zakharov,
> Intel Middleware Product Division
>
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