25 Years of Perl

Bob Walker bob at randomness.org.uk
Sat Nov 24 09:07:07 GMT 2012

On Sat, 24 Nov 2012, James Laver wrote:

> On 24 Nov 2012, at 00:36, Uri Guttman <uri at stemsystems.com> wrote:
>> TAP is used everywhere now. perl invented and spread it so it is 
>> universal in the perl world.
> TAP can be used certainly, but most languages have their own testing 
> infrastructure. Most of it is pretty crap to be honest, but TAP is 
> certainly not the only game in town. When dealing with Jenkins, for 
> example, we have to use the JUnit harness because JUnit output is all 
> that it understands.

there is a plugin which understands TAP but JUnit works so much better.
the fact that you can make prove output JUnit so easily is a big 

bob walker
everything should be purple and bendy

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