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Re: Spikewatch testing

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Spikewatch testing
Date: 2005-08-26 20:49:34
Message-ID: 200508261349.34396.josh@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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Jim,

> Spikewatch is testing a number of different open-source components,
> including ours. If you click on a green datapoint, you can see what our
> actual code-coverage was for that test (presumably they're running the
> regression tests). Unfortunately, the banner ad I saw for them showed
> MySQL (along with a bunch of other things), but not PostgreSQL.

Yeah, there's portions of the web interface that still have wrong 
referents.   I'll bug them again about that.

> Is it worth trying to promote this as a way to promote PostgreSQL? Also,
> is it worth trying to improve our test coverage?

Actually, they'll be running a contest (with prizes up to $2500) for 
improved test coverage for OSS applications.   I've been trying to get 
someone to commit to helping me on the contest, so that PostgreSQL can 
participate.

-- 
--Josh

Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco

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