[racket-dev] RFC: Coding Guidelines

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Thu Aug 19 09:44:34 EDT 2010

On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 3:57 PM, Jay McCarthy <jay.mccarthy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Please comment.

I think that this:

"Your first task when changing old code is to build an adequate test
suite to ensure you do not introduce new mistakes as you attempt to
improve it. Thank you for improving the world for future generations!"

is too demanding.  There are enormous areas of our code that don't
have a test suite.  How comprehensive a test suite do I need before
changing slideshow?  Or scribble (which has a test suite for the
syntax, but not the language)?
sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu

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