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From Gordon Smith <gosm...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Testing strategy (was: How to Merge Unstable Branch (was: [POLL] Use Unstable Branch))
Date Thu, 09 Aug 2012 06:04:42 GMT
The solution for that is test-driven development. Apache doesn't have a QA team like Adobe.
If developers write new stuff and don't write any tests, how are you ever going to trust anything
new?

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On Aug 8, 2012, at 10:11 PM, "Alex Harui" <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

> 
> 
> 
> On 8/8/12 10:00 PM, "Gordon Smith" <gosmith@adobe.com> wrote:
> 
>> Why all the focus on branching strategies? It makes more sense to focus on a
>> testing strategy. We need an 'ant tests' and a requirement that it pass for
>> all changes to trunk.
>> 
>> Didn't the mustella tests get submitted? What more do we need other than an
>> easy way to run them?
>> 
> Because I don't have faith that Mustella catches everything, and I'd rather
> merge stuff we feel good about rather than try to remove stuff we don't feel
> good about when were trying to get a release out.
> 
> You know as well as I do what the bug curve looked like for most things
> after they landed.
> 
> -- 
> Alex Harui
> Flex SDK Team
> Adobe Systems, Inc.
> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
> 

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