Mike Hill and Josh Kerievsky have stopped using the term Unit Tests because of the baggage the term carries from prior use. They now use Microtest. PerhapsMessage 1 of 74 , Mar 1, 2009View SourceMike Hill and Josh Kerievsky have stopped using the term Unit Tests
because of the "baggage" the term carries from prior use. They now use
Microtest. Perhaps we need a similar change for Acceptance Test so that
we needn't waste time worrying about the perceptions of those receiving
I can't think of any off the top of my head, but I'll let it run in the
background for a while.
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> Isn't this a question of the learning curve for a different way of
> working? The people who have that sort of misunderstanding still
> haven't figured out this style of work. Isn't it a temporary problem,
> provided they have help in learning?
> --- In email@example.com, Robert Biddle
> <Robert_Biddle@...> wrote:
>> Hi Ron:
>> It's a wording issue: I find some people who think that "acceptance"
>> "now and forever". This all also concerns tracking, because some
>> think that
>> changing accepted stories indicates a bad problem, and so on and so
Hello, Robert. On Saturday, March 7, 2009, at 1:51:27 PM, you ... Maybe next game, with that point. :) Ron Jeffries www.XProgramming.comMessage 74 of 74 , Mar 7, 2009View SourceHello, Robert. On Saturday, March 7, 2009, at 1:51:27 PM, you
> What seemed odd to me about your game is that it seemed to involveMaybe next game, with that point. :)
> no decision making during play. I had been expecting to see some kind of
> evaluation and some kind of decision-making about making changes.
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