To quote Emma Lazarus...

Jason Rogers jacaetevha at
Fri May 28 13:19:28 UTC 2004

Give me your tired, your poor, 
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, 
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. 
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, 
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!

At next month's Michigan eXtreme Programming Enthusiasts meeting I and another 
XPer will be demonstrating the act of legacy testing and refactoring.  To do 
this, we have decided to make Squeak our target platform.  Therefore, I am 
putting out a call for suggestions on what needs tested and refactored in 
Squeak.  It can be in the basic image or in add-on packages.

Some background on the exercise might help you help me in finding what needs 
tested.  So here goes...

 (+) we have about 1 (one) hour in which to do this exercise (which probably 
equates to 30 - 40 minutes of coding)

 (+) the pair of programmers will be two veteran XPers and testers, one of 
which is a long time veteran of Smalltalk (my partner) and one of which is 
fairly new to Smalltalk (myself)

 (+) we would like to address one or more of the following:
     (+) testing the untouchable (code that cannot be changed)
     (+) testing the touchable (code that can be changed)
     (+) testing the unexpected
     (+) testing the expected
     (+) etcetera, etcetera, etcetera

If we get far enough we will be more than happy to post a changeset of the 
tests/refactorings we make.

Thanks in advance for your generosity and aid.

Jason Rogers

"Where there is no vision, the people perish..."
    Proverbs 29:18

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