Testcases - Call for Help

Joshua O'Leary jmoey139 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 7 13:53:07 UTC 2013

On 06/07/13 19:09, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
> On 06/07/13 19:45, Elfy wrote:
>> On 06/07/13 17:39, Jack Fromm wrote:
>>> Elfy et al.,
>>> I have gone through your links and the tutorials and think I have a 
>>> basic grasp of what's involved.  I have assigned myself to the Xfce 
>>> Dict testcase for starters and will take a crack at working through 
>>> that one for real.
>>> I do have a couple of questions:
>>> 1) What is the significance of the "Test-case name:" section header 
>>> in the testcase file? I didn't see that mentioned in any of the links.
>> No idea to be frank - I didn't have anything to do with how this was 
>> set up a cycle or so ago. I doubt if anyone has anything written with 
>> regard to it.
>> Just follow suit and use similar wording for this one - perhaps 
>> Test-case name:XFCE_Dict
> When I last discussed this with Nicholas, the Ubuntu QA lead, he was 
> thinking to drop the test case names for good. Don't bother too much 
> with it.
>>> 2) I see that some existing testcases use UK English spelling; 
>>> should we use that, US English, or does it matter?
>> I don't think it matters, just make sure it's English - I use UK ;)
>>> That's all for now.
>>> Jack
>> Elfy
I have started writing a test case for xfdesktop-settings, trying to 
make it quite thorough. I will submit and request a merge sometime soon.


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