Supporting multiple ECMAScript test suites

Rick Waldron waldron.rick at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 10:32:10 PDT 2012




On Monday, August 13, 2012 at 1:05 PM, Norbert Lindenberg wrote:

> test262 isn't a single test suite anymore: Right now there are three different test suites in the repository - ECMA-262 conformance, ECMA-262 best practices, and ECMA-402 conformance. Soon we may want to fork off an ES6 test suite as well.
> 
> 
> What should the web site look like that provides access to three or more different test suites? Right now, you see
> http://test262.ecmascript.org
> and you don't see
> http://test262.ecmascript.org/testcases_intl402.html
> http://test262.ecmascript.org/testcases_bestPractice.html
> 
> I propose we rename the site to
> http://tests.ecmascript.org
> and then have
> http://tests.ecmascript.org/
> as a welcome page with links to:
> http://tests.ecmascript.org/ecma-262/
> http://tests.ecmascript.org/ecma-262-bp/
> http://tests.ecmascript.org/ecma-402/
> Later we'll add
> http://tests.ecmascript.org/ecma-262-6ed/
> which will eventually become the new
> http://tests.ecmascript.org/ecma-262/
> 
> 
> What should the corresponding bug database buckets look like? Right now, there's a
> Test262 | Test suite for Ecma-262 implementations
> product with components
> Test Harness | The infrastructure for running test262 tests
> Test262 website | The test262.ecmascript.org website
> Tests | The individual tests that make up the test262 suite
> 
> I propose we change this to
> Test Suites | Test suites for ECMAScript implementations
> Test Harness | The infrastructure for running tests,
> including the tests.ecmascript.org web site
> ECMA-262 Tests | The individual tests for ECMA-262
> (Language Specification) conformance
> ECMA-402 Tests | The individual tests for ECMA-402
> (Internationalization API) conformance
> 
> 
> Comments?
My only comment is that of support for this re-org.

One thing to keep in mind is making sure complete and up to date instructions for contribution are immediately available on each of the /test-*** pages.

Rick

 
> 
> Thanks,
> Norbert
> 
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