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Re: Testing

From: Chris Lowis <chris.lowis@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2013 13:25:41 +0100
To: <robert@ocallahan.org>
CC: WebAudio <public-audio@w3.org>
Message-ID: <m0txkb7rui.fsf@bbc.co.uk>

Robert O'Callahan writes:

> On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 11:25 PM, Chris Lowis <chris.lowis@bbc.co.uk> wrote:
>
>     I'd like us to reuse as many of the tests as possible from Blink and
>     Gecko, so am planning to copy as many in to the appropriate places as I
>     can. There's going to be some duplication here, I'm sure - and I guess
>     the W3C test suite will tend to cover the happy path rather than any
>     edge cases or platform-specific issues, but hope fully we can get to the
>     stage where, as discussed at the f2f earlier in the year, the W3C test
>     suite becomes a part of the implementors CI systems.
>
>     Any thoughts on that?
>
> We probably should start with the W3C testharness.js --- though I'm not a huge
> fan of it myself, we have support for integrating it into our tests at Mozilla
> and I think Blink does too.

Sounds good - the tests I've already written use testharness.js, so I'm
keen to keep using that. I'm also not a huge fan, but it will help us to
integrate with the rest of the web platform tests.

> You might want to look at http://mxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/source/content
> /media/webaudio/test/webaudio.js to see how Ehsan created a little framework
> for simplifying Web Audio tests, and see if we can build something like that on
> top of testharness.js.

Thanks, I'll take a look!

Cheers,

Chris


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