[wp-hackers] Unit Testing

Wojtek Szkutnik wojtek.szkutnik at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 22:19:26 UTC 2012

Since I have already contributed to WordPress in GSoC for two years in a
row, I don't feel the need to "advertise" myself - why would I? My only
goal was to start a proper discussion concerning the need for unit tests vs
introducing more features.

Leaving your personal remarks behind, thanks for the input related to the
potential project goals.


On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 11:02 PM, Stas Sușcov <stas at nerd.ro> wrote:

> În data de Thu, 26 Jan 2012 23:50:00 +0200, Wojtek Szkutnik <
> wojtek.szkutnik at gmail.com> a scris:
>  I don't follow your point - I know exactly what's the coverage of these -
>> hence my question about specific parts of code that developers think
>> should
>> be covered first. Since I'm looking for interesting projects for GSoC this
>> year, it seems like a pretty valid question to me.
>> I think that we should improve the coverage of the existing unit tests
>> first, rather than take on JS tests and have another semi-finished
>> feature.
>> But this will probably be discussed at least a few more times.
>> cheers,
>> W
> My point is that GSoC is not and should never be used for the scope of
> writing tests and only that.
> In fact, I doubt that its a good idea to advertise yourself on wp-hackers
> as only being able to write tests, which leaves the impression that you are
> not able to produce anything else but test others code.

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