[webkit-dev] Why is gtest in the Source directory?
loislo at chromium.org
Thu May 12 12:28:12 PDT 2011
On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 10:48 PM, Darin Adler <darin at apple.com> wrote:
> On May 12, 2011, at 11:33 AM, David Levin wrote:
> Layout/ # Would be nice to have a better name since these test much
>> more than Layout
> Here are some characteristics of these tests that may help us name the
> 1) This is the primary suite of WebKit tests.
> 2) These tests are all automated.
> 3) These tests all include an expected result (broadly including future
> addition of reftests).
> 4) These tests are regression tests; most are designed to catch any
> changes in behavior, not just detect failure.
> much like webpages in the wild.
> 6) Most of these tests can also be run by opening them in a web
> 7) Most of these tests are designed to test end-to-end, although some
> are more like unit tests.
> I don’t think they should be named after DumpRenderTree because that name
> is itself a misnomer.
> I think that (7) above does fit with the name Integration, but that name
> still doesn’t work so well for me.
> Despite (5) above I don’t love the idea of having HTML in the name when we
> can accommodate SVG tests too.
> -- Darin
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