[Testing] Fedora Sugar Test Day - Test case content, location

Sridhar Dhanapalan sridhar at laptop.org.au
Sun Feb 26 07:23:17 EST 2012

The Fedora community have compiled some informative analyses of their needs:


I think the wiki vs Nitrate comparisons are the most pertinent to us.


On 17 February 2012 07:07, Samuel Greenfeld <greenfeld at laptop.org> wrote:
> The issue of using a dedicated software product to track test cases &
> results has come up from time to time.
> The situation as I understand it is that OLPC in general prefers to use the
> resources of other {often upstream} partners whenever possible.  It is felt
> by some people that we would spend more time maintaining our own system in
> this case than we would save by having it.
> So I am waiting for Fedora to implement Nitrate & hopefully support us as a
> product-of-sorts, presuming that does eventually happen.  I'm also
> half-waiting to see what they come up with for automated testing so that
> Sugar UI work goes a similar route, even though implementing something now
> could potentially save me hours of testing time.
> There also is a desire with both OLPC and Fedora to support anonymous users
> with their testing systems, and not all test case management software out
> there supports that.
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 2:52 PM, Kurt H Maier <karmaflux at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Would it be appropriate to investigate something like FitNesse[1] or
>> testmaster[2] for Sugar and/or OLPC?  Software like this might be
>> overkill, but on the other hand, it would be nice to have a single
>> point to collect testing standards & results, and be able to store
>> testing history in a queryable format.   Testmaster in particular is
>> pretty easy to use and doesn't require much in the way of hosting;
>> it's just CGI.
>> [1] http://fitnesse.org/FitNesse.UserGuide.OneMinuteDescription
>> [2] http://testmaster.sourceforge.net/
>> --
>> # Kurt H Maier
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