[dojo-contributors] Browser Support

David Bolter david.bolter at utoronto.ca
Tue Sep 16 22:09:39 EDT 2008


I wonder if someone could set up an tinderbox for dojo?

Perhaps an hourly cron job to: svn update, run doh suites including
robot tests, post status to a webpage, auto-email failures to
dojo-contributors.

cheers,
D


Becky Gibson wrote:
> So this brings up an issue that I was hoping to discuss at the Developer Day
> - where exactly do we stand with respect to testing?We have doh tests for
> many items - do they actually get run before we ship a release?  Is there
> someone who is "in charge" of running these tests on the various browser
> combinations?
>
> I worry that we remind folks to perform testing before a release but I'm
> never completely comfortable that it occurs.   I really think we need
> something more formal so that embarrassing defects don't slip through the
> cracks.
>
> Since I am one of the only people to perform accessibility testing, it is in
> my best interest to create some tests using doh.robot. But, there still
> needs to be a commitment by folks to actually run the tests.   Is there any
> way to encourage more folks with testing experience to join the dojo
> community?
>
> food for thought,
> -becky
>
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 12:15 PM, Dustin Machi <dmachi at sitepen.com> wrote:
>
>   
>> +1
>>
>> Tom Trenka wrote:
>>     
>>> I think this is a pretty good idea, maybe even on the support page
>>> itself--with a link deeper into the site with a more full explanation?
>>>
>>> regards,
>>> trt
>>>
>>> On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 9:38 AM, Chris Mitchell
>>> <ccmitchellusa at gmail.com <mailto:ccmitchellusa at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>
>>>     I've been getting a number of questions recently about browser
>>>       
>> support
>>     
>>>     for various versions of Dojo, and Dojo's commitment to test in
>>>       
>> various
>>     
>>>     configurations.  The following Yahoo site has been brought up by a
>>>     couple of different customers as an example of what they would like
>>>       
>> to
>>     
>>>     compare Dojo's support policy against:
>>>
>>>     http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/articles/gbs/
>>>
>>>     We need to have similar information posted in a highly visible area
>>>       
>> on
>>     
>>>     the site (I'd recommend off of the http://dojotoolkit.org/support
>>>     page), which also describes our policy as to what "support" means in
>>>     terms of testing (or lack there of), since there are differences
>>>     between core, dijit and dojox in terms of support and testing.
>>>
>>>     -Chris
>>>     _______________________________________________
>>>     




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