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Re^3: Test/ Code Ratio

by petdance (Parson)
on Jan 31, 2005 at 03:13 UTC ( #426491=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Test/ Code Ratio
in thread Test/ Code Ratio

So the headline is a feel-good "99.98% passed" rather than the realistic and crucial "1 test failed".

I hadn't thought of it that way, but you're exactly right. The percentage is effectively meaningless.

Rewriting how Test::Harness summarizes results is one of the things on my to-do for the reasonably-near future. When I do, I will probably leave out the percentages.


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Re^4: Test/ Code Ratio
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Jan 31, 2005 at 04:57 UTC

    Thankyou for taking my comments in the light in which they were intended.

    Examine what is said, not who speaks.
    Silence betokens consent.
    Love the truth but pardon error.

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