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Re: Re: *How* Do I Get Involved?

by Ea (Hermit)
on Oct 11, 2001 at 20:04 UTC ( #118248=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: *How* Do I Get Involved?
in thread How You (Yes You!) Can Get Involved

I suppose I'm looking for a Dick and Jane guide. I've only tested one value and I should test boundary conditions, but I feel I should also be trying to break it in other ways and look at the results. Looking at it right now, there's no validity checking on the input. I only feed it numbers, but there would be nothing stopping someone from feeding it characters. Well, perhaps that's the Right Thing to do, instead of restricting someone else's use of the code. It comes down to the difference between broken code and "creative" use yielding unexpected results.

Ea :wq

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Re: Re: Re: *How* Do I Get Involved?
by chromatic (Archbishop) on Oct 12, 2001 at 04:27 UTC
    There will be a couple of articles on testing published on shortly. Skud (from e-smith) is using real-world examples from her job. I don't know the exact status, but she expected to have the first one ready sometime this week.

    If there are still questions after that, let me know, and I'll work up another article. (If you have specific questions about a chunk of code, drop me a message and I'll take a look at it.)

    Update: Here's one article. I promise I'm not Skud; we've been seen in public in the same room.

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