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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-11 12:09:34

----- Original Message -----
From: "Douglas Gregor" <gregod_at_[hidden]>

> > I think the requirement for release should be that tests give the
> > results (for both successes and failures) on all platform/compiler
> > combinations supported by the corresponding library. Of course we'll
> > on other platform/compiler combinations. A library supported over a
> > reasonable spectrum is likely to work in many more contexts than the
> > supported ones.
> >
> > -Dave
> This last sentence of yours - it seems to imply that we should assume
> as the default?

Yes. Until I realized that supportedness was orthogonal to expected result,
I thought that failure should be the default, but now I think "unsupported
success" is the default.

> In any case, I agree that the release requirement should be that the tests
> give the expected results.

I agree if you restrict that to supported platform/compilers.


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