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Re: jsUnit 1.3.0 alpha

From: Robert Clary <bclary@netscape.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2002 18:11:21 -0400
Message-ID: <3CBB5009.60507@netscape.com>
To: Curt Arnold <carnold@houston.rr.com>
CC: www-dom-ts@w3.org, Edward Hieatt <edward@jsunit.net>
Curt Arnold wrote:
> Another thing that would be useful is a clean-up function that runs after
> all the tests have been completed.  The existing jsUnit based HTML tests
> leave a large number of windows open since they keep unmodified documents
> around for potential later use, however there is nothing to hook to close
> them all down when the tests are over.  My recollection is tearDown() fires
> after each test and would not be appropriate, but I could wrong on that.

The caching of unmodified test documents seemed to me to introduce a 
great deal of complexity without necessarily adding a corresponding 
degree of benefit. However that is the subject of a different discussion 
I think.

It may be possible to do what you want by organizing the tests into 
suite of suites and having the final suite perform the cleanup.

This reminds me however that the Document Loader in jsUnit currently is 
limited to a single document at a time. This may be a limitation that 
needs to be addressed in the proposed jsUnit. How important is it to 
load multiple test documents at the same time in general and in the DOM 
TS in particular?

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