On Sat, Feb 12, 2011 at 02:59:50PM +0100, Wolfgang Schnerring wrote:
> Hi,
> sorry I'm replying this late. I've been busy, then sick, then busy
> again, so I'm afraid this has got pushed low on my stack of stuff...

No worries, I'm not in a big rush :)

> * Brian Sutherland <br...@vanguardistas.net> [2011-02-02 11:15]:
> > On Tue, Feb 01, 2011 at 09:32:11AM +0100, Wolfgang Schnerring wrote:
> >> * Brian Sutherland <br...@vanguardistas.net> [2011-01-31 09:54]:
> >> I'd prefer if we treated this as two separate steps, then:
> >> a) improve the testbrwoser+wsgi story by replacing wsgi_intercept with 
> >> WebTest

I pulled this out of my original branch and put it here:


The test coverage on this branch leaves much to be desired.

> >> b) extract the testbrowser part that talks to the Publisher

This is here and by necessity includes the changes for step (a):

I would much prefer to merge both steps together.

> > Initially I did them together because it was the only way to get very
> > good test coverage of the WebTest integration. If we do it this way,
> > between steps a and b we'll have poor coverate. But that's not so bad as
> > the code has already been well tested on my current branch.
> >  
> >> As to (a), I'll still need to look at your code, but as I said I'm
> >> all in favour of using WebTest instead of wsgi_intercept.
> >
> > I'll try make a branch for this in the next week or so for you to review.
> Thanks very much, I'll look throught it as soon as I find some time,
> probably not next week (I'm travelling), but hopefully the week after
> that, at the latest.

Sure, I can wait a few weeks. But let me know if you're not going to get
around to it.

> >> As to (b), I saw you moved the code to zope.app.testing. I have a
> >> few ideas in that area which I'll contact you off-list about.
> > Sure!
> As we've discussed off-list, we now both feel that moving the
> publisher-testbrowser to zope.app.testing is a good idea, since the only
> applications that will want to use that testbrowser are those that use
> zope.app.testing -- the more modern approach of testing publisher-based
> applications is to use the code from zope.app.wsgi to create a WSGI
> application and then use the WSGI-enabled testbrowser to talk to that.

Great, looks like we have a consensus :)

Brian Sutherland
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