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Re: [widgets interface] Tests generated from WebIDL

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2009 18:43:30 +0100
Message-ID: <4AFC4942.50808@opera.com>
To: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
CC: public-webapps@w3.org

Dominique Hazael-Massieux wrote:
> Le jeudi 12 novembre 2009 à 17:52 +0100, Marcos Caceres a écrit :
>>> I complete agree that manual tests bring a lot of value, but I think it
>>> would be unwise to refuse automated tests that express exactly what the
>>> spec expresses — in particular, they can be extremely useful to detect
>>> bugs in the WebIDL defined in the specs, bugs that are extremely
>>> unlikely to be detected through manual testing.
>> Like I said, we are certainly not rejecting automated testing, we (me)
>> are just not up to that stage yet. I completely agree with you that it
>> will help us find more potential bugs in the IDL itself.
> I see, sorry I misunderstood then :)
> Thanks for the clarification,

No probs. I'll be in touch RSN about the automated testing part! Say, 
about 1 week or so:) I will certainly need your help setting all that 
stuff up. I don't really know WebIDL, so will probably need your 
guidance if there are issues.

Kind regards,
Received on Thursday, 12 November 2009 17:44:10 UTC

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