james-server-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Protocol Functional Test Suite
Date Mon, 02 Jun 2008 18:14:42 GMT
On Sun, Jun 1, 2008 at 7:56 PM, Bernd Fondermann
<bernd.fondermann@googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 2:38 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin
> <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
>> (stefano commented on my blog at
>> http://www.jroller.com/robertburrelldonkin/entry/testing_protocols but
>> i'd like to move it back to this list)
>> the reason why an independent protocol testing product isn't suitable
>> for JAMES is not community (i think that it'd fit in very well) but
>> scope. a micro-library for functional testing wire protocols is
>> clearly out of scope for JAMES.  it would be unusual but just about in
>> scope for the commons. IIRC the commons sandbox has an open door
>> policy towards committers from other projects so there wouldn't be any
>> problem moving the community. the mailing list is high volume which
>> might put some people off.
> I'm very interested, with both my James and Vysper hats on.


> I was just beginning to think about how ro play back XMPP commands in
> an elegant way for functional testing.
> But XMPP might go way beyond what is needed here with mail-related
> protocols. For example since XMPP is based on XML, it also has the
> variations of XML: two commands are the same, even if for example
> attributes come in different order. RegEx might not help here anymore
> while IMAP might be fine with using them.

the current library is line based but should be easy enough to create
an xml based variation

- robert

To unsubscribe, e-mail: server-dev-unsubscribe@james.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: server-dev-help@james.apache.org

View raw message