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From Andre Fischer ...@a-w-f.de>
Subject Re: Proposal for AOO test tool
Date Tue, 14 Feb 2012 08:11:54 GMT
On 13.02.2012 22:17, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 6:55 AM, Ji Yan<yanji.yj@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>>   Recently, I'm thinking about how testing work should be done and what the
>> procedure should followed under Apache OO structure. Before OO goes into
>> ASF, testing work was controlled by QUASTe and manual test cases stored in
>> TCM but both tools were disconnected once Oracle donated OO to Apache. Now,
>> it's time for us to think about how can we move on for testing.
>>   While within AOO 3.4, we store the manual scripts in wiki page, it's good
>> place at this time, but should not be permanent. As it's hard to tell test
>> status and collect testing data, also it has no connection with automation
>> test tool.
>
> I wonder if Bugzilla would be better than the wiki?

Hm, to me the wiki seems to be a better place.  I think of the manual 
test cases as some form of documentation (about how and what to test). 
The wiki provides better support for organizing and searching.  But, not 
being a QA engineer, I can easily be mistaken.

-Andre

>
> We could create a "product" in BZ for all test cases, with
> "components" under that for different test areas, like "performance
> test", "smoke test", "detailed test", etc.
>
> One BZ issue per test case.
>
> For each test pass, we simply reset each test case/issue back to "New
> state".  We then test each issue.  If the test case passes, then we
> mark the BZ issue as closed.  If the test case fails, then we already
> have a BZ issue for the developers.
>
> Pro: Makes it very easy to make new test cases from existing BZ
> issues, or to make BZ issues from testcases.
>
> Con: Reporting not so good.   Does not handle doing multiple test
> passes in parallel.  For example, if we wanted to test AOO 4.0 in
> parallel with a maintenance AOO 3.4.1 release.
>
>
>>   After review some tools, I find the "Test Link"[1], maybe the proper tool
>> for us to manage testing work. If anyone has any suggestion on other tools,
>> please let me know. The target is to customize and deploy it to OO
>> website. I'll move forward with this tool with no objection
>>
>> [1] http://testlink.sourceforge.net/docs/testLink.php
>> --
>
> I tried their demo site.  It was very slow.  Does anyone have
> experience with Test Link?
>
> -Rob
>
>>
>> Thanks&  Best Regards, Yan Ji

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