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Thread: Agile programming (was Re: [P|C] Banksel)
face BY : Vitaliy email (remove spam text)

Rolf wrote:
>> I think you just created a straw man. :) I've never heard anyone
>> recommend
>> writing a test program for the test program. What you have is the program
>> under test (the part that the users use), and the tests.
>> Vitaliy
> Thinking of two examples:
> how do you test the accuracy of your new whizz-bang ultra-accurate
> pressure sensor ..... somehow you have to build an even more accurate
> pressure container...

I think this is like comparing apples and banana pies.

> how do you test a software implemented queue that is accessed in a
> multi-threaded environment for both adding to and removing from the
> queue...

You write functions that put something in the queue, and other functions
that pull stuff from the queue. What's complicated about it?


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