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Re: Testing and Test Driver

From: Olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2012 11:15:04 +0100
Message-ID: <50092FA8.1060805@bbc.co.uk>
To: "public-audio@w3.org" <public-audio@w3.org>, Philippe Le Hégaret <plh@w3.org>
On 19/07/2012 00:00, Doug Schepers wrote:
> Finally, in order to be a productive and effective group, we should all
> learn how to write tests for the Web Audio API, even if each of us makes
> only a few tests, or only simple ones. This will impress upon each of us
> the importance of testing, and more critically, will enable each of us
> to review tests.
> I propose that we have a initial training session with Philippe Le
> Hégaret, the W3C Interaction Domain Lead and head of testing, in how
> best to write tests for this spec, and how to integrate those tests into
> W3C's Test Harness; we can also have follow-ups periodically to help us
> all along, so we can get comfortable with testing and get us in the
> habit. Each of us should come to the table with basic Javascript skills
> beforehand, but I expect that everyone in the Audio WG already knows JS.

Great idea! It should be a really good way to get all the group thinking 
about tests and to begin the testing effort in earnest.

Timing this will be tricky - as whole-group activities often are. Doug, 
Philippe, I suggest we take it off-list to consider some options to take 
to the group.


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