[racket-dev] RFC: Coding Guidelines

From: Casey Klein (clklein at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Thu Aug 19 09:50:06 EDT 2010

On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 8:44 AM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt <samth at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> 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)?

Robby and Matthew, would Slideshow exist today if you'd be expected to
build it with this process?

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