> Instead of using ERROR for raising the condition, I am [going to use > SIGNAL]. This will mean that as long as no handler for > ASDF:TEST-SUITE-FAILURES is installed, the test suite can be invoked by a > developer normally. But when the automated test runner invokes the tests > with an [appropiate handler installed], I’ll be able to make the test > invocation “go red."
The manual ought to more strongly recommend using ERROR for raising the condition. That's the one and only interface to warn casual users that tests failed. Failing tests that fail to throw ERROR fail the user in an even worse way. —♯ƒ • François-René ÐVB Rideau •Reflection&Cybernethics• http://fare.tunes.org Schemer: "Buddha is small, clean, and serious." Lispnik: "Buddha is big, has hairy armpits, and laughs." — Nikodemus Siivola