[tap-l] Nested TAP
andy at hexten.net
Mon Apr 14 21:13:44 UTC 2008
On 14 Apr 2008, at 21:05, Michael Peters wrote:
>> Another point in favour of your suggestion: there's no need for a
>> producer to contain a parser unless it aggregates tests. If it's just
>> generating nested TAP it can probably generate the summary result
>> based on its own bookkeeping.
> Not really. For instance if there are multiple threads producing TAP
> the parent
> would have to communicate to the child what test number it is before
> it can
> produce the summary line.
Agreed. I could have put that better. What I meant was "there will be
some cases in which a useful producer can emit nested TAP without
being a parser / aggregator".
Andy Armstrong, Hexten
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