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From Vincent Hennebert <vhenneb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] to include the Mockito framework
Date Fri, 14 Oct 2011 09:17:49 GMT
Having recently played with Mockito myself I can see the benefits it
brings. It would allow us to write more unit tests more easily, and make
them more maintainable.

+1

Vincent


On 13/10/11 16:38, Peter Hancock wrote:
> I would like to launch a vote to include the Mockito framework and her
> dependencies in to FOP for unit testing.
> 
> Some reasons for introducing a framework for mocking and stubbing, and
> Mockito in particular, have briefly been expressed [1] and patches
> have been provided [2] ... [4] that depend upon Mockito.
> 
> Unit testing in FOP often proves difficult because it can be very hard
> to factor out dependencies: to run a piece of FOP code often requires
> substantial configuration.
> Mockito can go a long way in helping us here, and may even encourage
> us to write more unit tests!
> 
> [1] http://markmail.org/message/zobrtzanojpkfysa
> [2] https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=50483
> [3] https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=50391
> [4] https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=46962
> 
> +1 here.
> 
> Peter

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