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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-11 14:57:21

From: "William E. Kempf" <williamkempf_at_[hidden]>
> From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>
> >
> > But step back a bit. I quickly scanned back over this thread, and
> > see anyone explaining the benefits from generating XML as they would
> > to regression. In other words, if the sole use is to look at the output
> > with a web browser, why bother?
> I gave one example, to view the data in a web browser in a different
> To make this a little more concrete, let's think about a compiler vendor,
> say Comeau C++. For marketing purposes it would be great if they could
> their own regression tests (possibly using more platforms and backends
> what we are using) and publish reports showing how well they can handle
> Boost code (or even some other library). With the hard coded HTML output
> they'll have to step through several hoops to get an accurate report that
> shows only the data they find pertinent and in a format appropriate for
> their marketing.
> Or, they could use the XML generated by Boost, but combine the output from
> the various platforms into one report about their compiler, something our
> reports don't do for compilers that work on multiple platforms. (That's a
> format that might be useful even for us.)


Or, I can finally get the regression table in the format I want, high level
overview grouped by library, with pass/fail counts. :-)

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