[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: test-framework-golden-1.1

Janek S. fremenzone at poczta.onet.pl
Fri Oct 5 12:17:16 CEST 2012

> There are some technical advantages to SmallCheck (determinism, no need
> to shrink etc.), but the main reason I prefer it is because it gives me
> more confidence. With quickcheck, I know that it generated 100 tests, but
> I've no idea what those tests are, and whether the RNG missed some
> important corner cases. With SmallCheck I know that it tried *all* cases up
> to certain depth, so it's much more reassuring. (Except for cases when the
> notion of depth isn't that informative, like floating-point numbers.)
I looked at documentation of SmallCheck and I guess it deserves more attention from me :) Test 
repeatibility sounds very good - that's something I actually miss in QC.


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