On Wed, 11 Jun 2008 06:19:16 +0100
Ciaran McCreesh <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Jun 2008 23:16:04 -0600
> Ryan Hill <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > if people are just going to RESTRICT tests when they fail (and they
> > will, because it's a hell of a lot easier than actually fixing
> > them), what's the point of having a testsuite at all? and once a
> > testsuite is restricted, it'll stay restricted even if upstream
> > fixes the problem because no one will bother checking.
> You're assuming that developers are lazy, incompetent and don't care
> about QA.
Historically speaking, yes. Well, one and three at least.
> If this isn't the case, developers will instead fix or
> remove individual test failures where reasonably possible, and will
> unrestrict tests when doing version bumps.
That would be awesome, and i'd love to be proven wrong.
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