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Blog Archive for nidaley during July 2007

I test open source software that scales to thousands of nodes. In the course of my work, I occasionally hear from the project developers that certain test cases are "corner cases" -- that is, the test cases are covering rare or infrequent situations. Recently I was explaining this developer behavior to a colleague. I explained to him how I was weary of test cases being passed off as "corner...
To my mind, there's really nothing better. Working on open source software, with a community of programmers passionate about what they're building, and getting paid to do it. Perhaps this is becoming more common for developers, but it is certainly a rare occurrence for a quality engineer, such as myself. Very few companies that I know of dedicate QA resources to open source projects. My...