testing proposal: embed mozmill/jsbridge/mozrunner into mail/

Dan Mosedale dmose at mozilla.org
Wed Mar 24 19:02:44 UTC 2010


  On 3/24/10 11:45 AM, Andrew Sutherland wrote:
>  On 03/24/2010 11:20 AM, Dan Mosedale wrote:
>>  It sounds like you're proposing to ship it as part of Thunderbird 
>> proper?  This would also have the advantage of making it easier for 
>> add-on authors to do automated tests.  It would be interesting to 
>> understand what the costs of that would be.
>
> Heh, so, I, uh, forgot that not all extension developers would have 
> done their own builds of Thunderbird. 
Details.  :-)
> I wasn't planning on shipping mozrunner/jsbridge/mozmill with 
> Thunderbird and don't think we should.
Why not?  (I can imagine a bunch of reasons, but I don't think the 
decision is actually a no-brainer because of the benefits to our add-on 
ecosystem).
> Maybe let's ignore the benefits to extension developers and just focus 
> on the benefit to in-tree testing and hip extension developers.
I agree that embedding it in the tree is pretty much a no-brainer, and I 
like it.

Dan





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