[webkit-dev] We should rename layoutTestController to testController

Jacob Goldstein jacobg at adobe.com
Thu May 31 11:59:13 PDT 2012

On 5/31/12 11:56 AM, "Darin Adler" <darin at apple.com> wrote:

>I am thinking we should rename layoutTestController to testController. Or
>if you don¹t like that name, maybe testHarness or some even better name.

testHarness is probably not a good choice as the W3C JavaScript framework
that recently landed in WebKit, and that we are going to encourage people
to use for DOM-only tests, is called testharness.js

>The old name is too long and the word ³layout² is so strange.
>We could expose the object under the new name and the old one, and then
>over time convert all the tests to the new name, then get rid of the old
>What do you all think?
>-- Darin
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