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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] more on the merge-fest

From: Samuel A. Falvo II
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] more on the merge-fest
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 09:05:41 -0800
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On Wednesday 26 November 2003 04:59 am, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> This is a clone of the "more granularity" appeal, and it's still
> wrong. You are operating under the assumption that the tests form a
> complete, correct description of the behaviour of the program (if this
> were true, then you could simply deploy the test suite and skip
> writing the program).

False.  You are equating the unit test suite with the production code.  A 
test suite is designed to detect faults in the production code, it is 
itself NOT the production code.

Samuel A. Falvo II

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