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Re: [HACKERS] Spikewatch testing

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Spikewatch testing
Date: 2005-08-26 22:37:45
Message-ID: 20050826223745.GN11282@pervasive.com (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 01:49:34PM -0700, Josh Berkus wrote:
> 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.

Can anyone step up for this now that things will hopefully calm down a
bit during beta? IIRC you just needed a commitment from a commiter,
right?
-- 
Jim C. Nasby, Sr. Engineering Consultant      jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com
Pervasive Software        http://pervasive.com        512-569-9461

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