On 4/21/06, Sven Neumann <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi,
> another thing that came to my mind:
> - Add a (unit) testing framework and tests to GIMP.
> Details are left out for now but the idea is to get more unit tests
> and to make it easier to add and maintain them. But also to have more
> complex test scripts that perform GIMP operation using the PDB. These
> scripts would be run on a set of test images and the results would be
> compared against a set of output images. The test framework should
> also allow to easily test functionality of a certain plug-in. This way
> errors could easily be spotted and it would make changes to plug-ins a
> lot safer. Such tests could also be used as benchmarks to help with
> optimizations.
> Should we try to turn this into a more detailed proposal?

This sounds like an excellent idea.

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