Boost Testing :
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-13 09:45:17
I first posted about this back in September and still have not seen a
reply. This is my last attempt.
David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:
> On 13 September, David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> posted
> this litany of complaints:
>> When I visit
>> and click the "Release View" link, I see that its purpose is
>> Provides Boost developers with visual indication of the CVS
>> "health". For user-level report, see user summary.
>> There are at least two problems with this:
>> 1. When I click the "Full View" button I see the same message. So the
>> message does nothing to tell me what the difference is between the
>> release view and the full view.
>> 2. There is no link labelled "user summary" anywhere. So what,
>> exactly, am I supposed to click in order to "see user summary?"
>> 3? Isn't there supposed to be a table there? Regardless, it's very
>> very odd to see a page headed "Developer Report" that has... no
>> report on it.
>> 4? IIUC, Full View/Release View are unlike any of the other links in
>> that section of the left column, in that they switch "modes" rather
>> than taking me to different reports. Shouldn't this be visually
>> distinct? Maybe a pair of radio buttons, elswhere on the page?
>> Wouldn't it be more descriptive just to have the buttons say
>> something like
>> * show all tested compilers
>> o show only "officially supported" compilers
> Was this posting missed? I really think it's important to address the
> readability of our reports, since that's where I direct people when
> they ask "does Boost work with my compiler?"
> Dave Abrahams
> Boost Consulting
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