[racket-dev] Racktest was: OMG the thread that will never die about testing

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Feb 21 01:51:47 EST 2011

On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 1:17 AM, Ryan Culpepper <ryanc at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> I predict that if we continue, this discussion will devolve into an exchange of "too
> simple! too simple!" and "too complex! too complex!".

No, that's where we started. ;-P

I thought my proposal quite elegantly combined the conflicting views
(though I didn't address construction vs. execution, but that was
deliberately deferred).

> Here's a new proposal. I'll convert the rackunit gui to use my proposed
> result type (probably with minor changes). Any other test framework
> maintainer can design a result type that models their own testing framework,
> and I'll write a conversion function from their type to mine. I believe the
> type I proposed subsumes the others, and I don't think anyone has expressed
> interest in the arrows going the other direction.

Well, ok.


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