david at cantrell.org.uk
Tue May 15 11:56:12 BST 2007
On Tue, May 15, 2007 at 12:24:13AM +0100, Johan Lindstr?m wrote:
> At 20:01 2007-05-14, David Cantrell wrote:
> > Yes. Regression tests make sure that when you change one small corner
> > of your code (eg, the line that connects to PostgreSQL instead of
> > SQLite) nothing else breaks. Acceptance tests make sure that the users
> > are given what they've asked for.
> Well, all tests are regression tests once you run them the second time, no?
> They make sure what once worked haven't stopped doing so (i.e. regressed),
> no matter if they test technical stuff or user requirements.
I was writing in English, not Pedant.
(yay! i've been waiting *days* for the opportunity to say that!)
David Cantrell | Enforcer, South London Linguistic Massive
I remember when computers were frustrating because they did
exactly what you told them to. That seems kinda quaint now.
-- JD Baldwin, in the Monastery
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