[Grok-dev] Re: RFC: Grokking tests

Martijn Faassen faassen at startifact.com
Thu Mar 29 08:58:54 EDT 2007

Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:
> Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:
>> I was about to add ftests to megrok.five and I wanted to reuse some of 
>> the testing infrastructure that we had in Grok, only to find that it 
>> wasn't much reusable.
>> Somebody at the BBQ Sprint (I think it was Whit) suggested that tests 
>> themselves could be grokked, so I implemented that in a branch 
>> (philikon-grokking-tests). It's not 100% finished yet (it's missing 
>> some tests for the new functionality, no pun intended), but Grok's own 
>> tests are all found and pass.
>> For further explanations of how the approach works and other things 
>> that I've done at the same time (ftesting.zcml, functional layer, 
>> etc.), I simply defer to the checkin comments which y'all should be 
>> able to read :).
> If there are no objections for another 24 hours, I'll go ahead and 
> finish the work and merge it to the trunk :)

I briefly looked through your checkins when you first mentioned it, but 
still digesting it. I will give it another look.



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