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Subject: Re: [boost] How do folks test serialization code?
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-05 03:58:33

>> Very good questions - in ten years no one has asked this.
> Working in the industries for 6 years as freelancer on various
> projects/companies, only one pattern has kept true and keeps emerging:
> Testing isn't standard, its the exception. At least in C++ Land.
> Its nice to have all the testcases, but most companies don't cover their
> applications with tests.
> In fact, I haven't seen a single company using tests with C++ in their
> application in 6 years.
> Some of them do test, but not in codelevel. No unittests or anything like
> it.

Pretty sad state of affairs that. I always find bugs in my code through
"carpet-bomb" testing, generally in other folks code as well, just saying...


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