[TIP] Result protocol (was: Nosejobs!)

Scott David Daniels Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
Sat Apr 11 09:13:17 PDT 2009

Jesse Noller wrote:
> 2> There is the generic concept of a "test result" - in my mind, this
> is the simple "PASS/FAIL/ERROR" concept of a test which is completed.
We had to add SKIP -- what does the test framework do when the tested 
machine runs out
of some supplies, for example.  When working with physical devices, 
something can go wrong
that make test results invalid, and you don't always know until mid-test 
that has happened.
Each of these results may have an elaboration (performance for PASS, 
error details for
FAIL, ....

--Scott David Daniels
Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org

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