Boost Testing :
From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-14 00:26:40
David Abrahams writes:
> I first posted about this back in September and still have not seen a
FWIW, this is my fault: Misha deferred the reply to me, but it got
pushed down in my mailbox (truly out of sight, out of mind
> David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > Hi,
> > On 13 September, David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> posted
> > this litany of complaints:
> >> When I visit
> >> http://engineering.meta-comm.com/boost-regression/CVS-RC_1_34_0/developer/index.html
> >> 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
> > www.boost-consulting.com
> Dave Abrahams
> Boost Consulting
-- Aleksey Gurtovoy MetaCommunications Engineering