[Haskell-cafe] Tests by properties: origin?

Janis Voigtländer jv at informatik.uni-bonn.de
Fri Jun 1 12:07:16 CEST 2012

Am 01.06.2012 12:00, schrieb Yves:
> Out of curiosity, does someone know if QuickCheck was the first test
> framework working through test by properties associated with random
> generation or if it drew the idea from something else?
> Because the idea has be retaken by a lot of frameworks in several languages
> (seehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quickcheck), but I can't find what was
> QuickCheck inspiration.

How about reading the original paper introducing QuickCheck? If the
authors drew inspiration from elsewhere, the paper is for sure where
they would tell you, first hand. :-)


Jun.-Prof. Dr. Janis Voigtländer

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