[wp-hackers] Unit Testing

Stas Sușcov stas at nerd.ro
Thu Jan 26 23:00:17 UTC 2012

În data de Fri, 27 Jan 2012 00:37:27 +0200, Jane Wells  
<jane at automattic.com> a scris:

> On 1/26/12 3:18 AM, Wojtek Szkutnik wrote:
>> rather than adding
>> new features, which wait in a long queue along with other improvements,
>> maybe it would be a good idea to do a project which would significantly
>> improve the quality of  Unit Tests. As WP grows, there will be more and
>> more patches breaking stuff instad of improving anything, and it would  
>> be
>> nice to improve the current code coverage.
>> Any thoughts?
> The people who said unit tests would not be a welcome project were  
> wrong. As the person who oversees our GSoC participation every year, I  
> know for a fact there are at least three core people who would be  
> psyched to mentor a project focused on tests. We even had two project  
> suggestions on our Ideas page last year at  
> http://codex.wordpress.org/GSoC2011 that were testing-specific.
> j

I apologize if my point was understood as discouraging, but what I was  
really referring against, is "improving coverage" not about "fixing the  
CI and enhancement of the test-suite was something I meant in my initial  

Hopefully my messages will be considered in a constructive way.
Sorry once again.

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