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Subject: Re: [boost] [test] BOOST_TEST - universal testing tool
From: Rhys Ulerich (rhys.ulerich_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-11-06 11:32:32

>> This just feels like a fixture-- any reason a regular ol' per-suite or
>> per-test fixture providing a "default_tolerance" member wouldn't
>> suffice?
> It is (and it can be implemented like one), but if this is common need why not
> make cleaner interface for it?

Because expanding the Boost.Test API seems to cause users to ask for
very, very specific features rather than to realize that the existing
functionality supports vastly richer use cases than what most folks

And because fixtures are a wonderful gateway drug. :)

- Rhys

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