On 7/6/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
When I have introduced secondary bugs in my fixes (which occasionally
happened), then a unit test would not have helped. The reason was then
that the affected code was used in unanticipated ways -- and
because it was unanticipated, I would not have written a test for it.


Sure. The point of the tests is not to prevent this. The point of them
is mainly to make sure that the thing you fixed says fixed.

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Lennart Regebro, Nuxeo     http://www.nuxeo.com/
CPS Content Management     http://www.cps-project.org/
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