Subject: Re: [boost] doctest - the lightest feature rich C++ single header testing framework - if it can enter boost and if it/boost will benefit from that
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-22 19:57:49
On 5/22/2016 7:08 PM, Viktor Kirilov wrote:
> On Sun, May 22, 2016 at 9:49 PM, Vicente J. Botet Escriba <
> vicente.botet_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Le 22/05/2016 Ã 14:12, Viktor Kirilov a Ã©crit :
>>> I just released doctest - https://github.com/onqtam/doctest
>>> All the info about it can be found on github.
>>> So do you think it can enter the boost project? How much work will it take
>>> to get it into boost except for adding boost in the title?
>>> Will it or boost benefit from that addition?
>>> Also I've sort-of followed the Best Practice Handbook (I consider it very
>>> valuable) as much as possible -
>>> Any feedback will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
>> I like the CATCH way, so I should like yours ;-)
>> I see that doctest doesn't depends on any Boost library. This is a good
>> thing for a test library.
>> You should change the license before the review.
>> As Peter say, prefix all the macros by BOOST_DT_ e.g.
>> Move the file to a include/boost folder.
>> Beside the markdown pages, Is there an html documentation?
>> Where are the test? in the example folder? Boost use to have a specific
>> test folder with unit tets.
>> Unsubscribe & other changes:
> no html documentation currently - but it can be generated from the markdown
> - but I'm guessing it has to look like all the rest in boost - is using
> boostBook/quickBook mandatory?
No. But Quickbook is easy to use to generate HTML and optionally PDF.
Also doxygen comments can be combined with Quickbook quite easily.
> I know there have to be some changes before submitting it for review -
> license, docs, tests, boost build for tests (currently only examples).
> I just wanted an opinion if this is a direction worth pursuing.
I think it is worth pursuing.
> Also I have a bunch of stuff planned in a roadmap
> Do you think something from that list HAS to be implemented before
> submitting the library?
No. But feel free to improve things as you wish or based on people's
> Also reddit has exploded -
Good for your library.
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