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Re: Testing


On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 5:34 PM, mik firestone <mikfire@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> The short and sweet is that we really need to develop a testing procedure
> to make certain we have tested all our operating systems before a release.
> You can see the reasons for this conclusion in my epic reply on hbt.comexplaining why none of our Windows users are getting their databases
> imported. If any one of us (myself very strongly included) had even done
> basic testing on Windows, we would have logged this problem and fixed it.
> I can't fix the mistakes I've made, but I can try to design the process
> such that it doesn't happen again. So does anybody have a decent suggestion
> for how to make sure we test properly before release? All I can think of is
> documenting some number of steps in a spreadsheet and doing a simple
> checklist on each OS to verify that we have tested.

True. Not only do we need a testing procedure, but simply more Windows devs
like Ben who will just catch such issues as a matter of course.

Maybe start a wiki doc for testing procedures?
Philip G. Lee

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