[Libreoffice-qa] Test case naming

Yifan Jiang yfjiang at suse.com
Sun Nov 13 02:46:20 PST 2011

Hi Rimas, Petr and all,

Thanks for the nice discussions, my ideas as follows :)

On Sat, Nov 12, 2011 at 10:46:48PM +0200, Rimas Kudelis wrote:
> This is thus irrelevant, cause there's nothing to modify. :)
> > 2. I am not sure what is the meaning of the numbers 001, 002, 003.
> >
> >    It looks like they define the order in which we should process the
> >    test cases. If this is true, it does not look ideal:
> >
> > 	+ if we do another important test case, we will need to rename
> >           all less important test cases to keep the right order
> >
> >         + test cases will be checked by many people; we can't force them
> >           to do it in an exact order; the result would be that all
> >           people will test the same test case in parallel
> >
> >           Hmm, we need to encourage people to do the test cases in
> >           random order. We still should somehow prioritize the test
> >           cases.
> I personally don't like current naming with ugly prefices at all, but
> it's Yifan's call, and I suppose he has a good reason for that naming
> scheme. However, I'm afraid we can't randomize testcase order by
> default. Currently, this would probably have to be done manually each
> time a relevant subgroup is updated. That would be a PITA. On the other
> hand, it's not really that bad. You can still run the tests in random
> order, but you will always see them in the specified order.

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