[theme-reviewers] Theme Unit Tests on GitHub?

Emil Uzelac emil at uzelac.me
Fri Oct 10 15:11:52 UTC 2014

N.B we track the history with page/post revisions :)

On Friday, October 10, 2014, Emil Uzelac <emil at uzelac.me> wrote:

> Not really sure what would be the point of that to be honest. Anyone can
> freely obtain an official copy and ping us here with the changes.
> Creating a ticket is also not needed. We can handle all at one place,
> which is right here.
> And again this is @Lance's call :)
> On Friday, October 10, 2014, Tammie Lister <karmatosed at gmail.com
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','karmatosed at gmail.com');>> wrote:
>>  I think having it (not forked) but accessible on GH could be good. We
>> don't have to fork just to put on GH and for the record, I never suggested
>> it was forked :)
>> Regards
>> Tammie Lister
>> On 10/10/2014 15:56, Emil Uzelac wrote:
>> I don't think we need to fork the unit. WPTest is not official copy or
>> the same as ours. If you wish to improve, please by all means. Just ping me
>> and I will go over the changes and make the update.
>>  Unless @Lance thinks that this is ok to do, but I doubt that because
>> someone tried few times already.
>> On Friday, October 10, 2014, Gary Jones <gary at gamajo.com> wrote:
>>> Hey,
>>>  tl;dr:
>>> 1. Could the theme unit tests file be put on public repo on GitHub?
>>> 2. Anyone want to help tackle
>>> https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/22279 ?
>>>  Posting after Tammie suggested I do.
>>>  I'd like to see The Theme Unit Tests file on GitHub for the following
>>> reasons:
>>>  * Access to commit history to see what exactly has changed version to
>>> version. Currently, us mere mortals can only see when it was updated - the
>>> information about what was not updated is not available (or not easy to
>>> find) as it's part of Automattic's SVN repo.
>>>  * Easier to see already-reported bugs and enhancements, rather than
>>> wading through the mailing list archives.
>>>  There's a fork already on GH (https://github.com/manovotny/wptest)
>>> which claims to have added extra edge cases. But I've currently got no idea
>>> which cases these are, and why they weren't added to the original Tests
>>> file. Michael also believes that further cases and fixes may have been
>>> added to the official Tests since the fork that aren't in his, so now we
>>> may have two sets of tests, mostly but not completely duplicated.
>>> If the official Tests were on GH, and open to pull requests on those
>>> edge cases and other issues, then I'd hope that wptest could be
>>> discontinued to just leave a single more-complete test suite that everyone
>>> can benefit from.
>>> The wptest file has fixed things like
>>> https://github.com/manovotny/wptest/issues/27 (s/Isaac Newton/Albert
>>> Einstein) and https://github.com/manovotny/wptest/issues/24
>>> (s/Horizontal/Vertical on vertical featured image alt text) which the
>>> official Tests are still bugged with. Both tests are bugged with missing
>>> markup formatting tests for some elements,
>>> https://github.com/manovotny/wptest/issues/37 (s/Headers/Headings) and
>>> a side-effect of https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/29621 (post
>>> titles stripped of markup on export).
>>> One of the things that would make contributions *considerably* easier
>>> would be to get https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/22279 (mixed
>>> line endings for XML vs cdata in export) fixed. That would enable direct
>>> editing of the file without breaking line-endings, without having to set up
>>> a clean WP install, import, amend and export. If anyone has experience of
>>> the Exporter and could help on this, then I would personally be grateful,
>>> as would potential GitHub contributors :-)
>>>  Gary
>>>   --
>>> Gary Jones
>>> Web Developer, Gamajo Tech
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>> Thanks
>> Tammie Lister
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