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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Features command for arch

From: Robert Anderson
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Features command for arch
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2004 14:08:38 -0500

--- Original Message ---
From: David Allouche <address@hidden>
To: GNU Arch Users <address@hidden>
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Features command for arch

>On Fri, 2004-09-03 at 07:36 -0700, Robert Anderson wrote:
>> address@hidden wrote:
>> >Actually, there's another thread proposing something similar
>> >(focussed from a slightly different --to me more appealing--
>> >point of view: features as assertions you check against actual
>> >tests at some test time).
>> >
>> Who writes these tests, and for what purpose?
>> It's a neat idea that configure tests could also be included
in a test 
>> suite and vice-versa, but I think the idea that all possible
things that 
>> you might want to ask about will have a pre-made test (by the 
>> developers?) is not realistic.  It's like the often talked
about and 
>> intellectually pleasing idea that a test suite defines tla
behavior with 
>> the implementation just being incidental.  Yeah, that's nice,
but... IMO 
>> it's not going to happen.
>You seem to have missed that some people have the ability and
the will
>to actually contribute working code to tla instead of just whining.
>Please stop polluting this thread with your nonsense. You are
>everybody's time and your own.

You're mistaken in nearly every aspect here, but suit yourself.


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