[PyQt] PyKDE4 Update

Andreas Pakulat apaku at gmx.de
Tue Sep 4 18:18:15 BST 2007

On 04.09.07 09:50:21, Jim Bublitz wrote:
> On Tuesday 04 September 2007 01:49, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> > Did you or Simon ever think about porting the already existing tests
> > from kdelibs to python? Thats not example applications in the meaning
> > that they show users how to use the API, but they should cover all the
> > specialities of the API.
> That's a very good question. I think about it every time I see the 'tests' 
> subdirectories when scrolling through the source trees.
> In the past (probably far past), they weren't very complete, but the 
> indications are that they have very good coverage now, so it's worth looking 
> at - I'll try to get to that fairly soon.
> I don't think it answers everything from an application programmer's point of 
> view, but it would still be useful in improving PyKDE quality.

Yes, thats what I meant the tests are good to make sure PyKDE doesn't
break, but not necesarily to find out how to use it.

> I used to work for a company that made traffic signals and controls (although 
> I wasn't in that division). The QC department there built a test fixture for 
> the detectors they bury in the pavement to detect cars - like cars waiting to 
> make a left turn. The test fixture could do the equivalent of detecting a car 
> moving at 140 MPH (which wasn't likely to care about a signal light anyway). 
> But when they got the detectors out in the field and buried in the pavement, 
> they discovered they couldn't detect some kinds of large semi-trailer trucks 
> stopped right on top of the detectors - I think it was because of some alloy 
> used in the frames, or their height above the road.
> I get the same feeling about parts of PyKDE at times.

Hehe :)


Someone is speaking well of you.

How unusual!

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