Subject: RE: A suggestion for the release notes?
From: Ben Hall (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Nov 30 2000 - 13:17:49 CST
Okay, I'll bite.
I'm not really a (C++) developer, but I'd like to help the Abi effort
What's involved with regression tests? I also have a plethora of
platforms and OSs at my displosal. Tell me what you want!
(3rd year Comp. Sci.)
On Thu, 30 Nov 2000, WJCarpenter wrote:
> ms> Hi Bob and Sam, Bob are you still on the write up the release
> ms> notes for 0.7.12? If Sam and the list agrees I have
> ms> suggestion. Now that our MSWord import is so good, should we ask
> ms> users to submit *.doc files that Word loads and that crash abi?
> Whatever happens with this particular suggestion, I think it is
> valuable to:
> 1. Expand our collection of sample/problem documents. Very helpful
> for regression testing.
> 2. Be more systematic about regression testing. This is most useful
> right before a release, but is also useful as a periodic event to
> catch the sorts of things one expects regression testing to catch.
> Perhaps item #2 would be a good job for someone the next time we get a
> query along the lines of "I'm not really a developer, but I'd like to
> help the Abi effort somehow".
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