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On Tue, 16 Aug 2005, Per Bothner wrote:
Donovan Kolbly wrote:On Mon, 15 Aug 2005, Per Bothner wrote:A test runner maintains a set of "result properties" associated with the current or most recent test. (I.e. the properties of the most recent test are available as long as a new test hasn't started.) Each property has a name (a symbol) and a value (any value). Some properties are standard or set by the implementation.We should clarify the semantics of attempting to set a standard property. For example, is it legal to set the 'kind property?I would say that is undefined.
That works for me.
[...](test-result-ref [runner] 'pname [default])Hmm. I think statically ambiguous interfaces are confusing. [...] If you see the following (admittedly poorly written) code fragment:(test-result-ref x y)We can pick one. I'd say here x is the runner and y the 'pname. Perhaps we should just make these [runner] arguments required. It's important to have a convenient/terse syntax for test suites, but there is little value in making test-runner code maximally terse.
Making the runner argument required seems like a good solution here. -- Donovan Kolbly ( d.kolbly@xxxxxxxxxxx ( http://www.rscheme.org/~donovan/