[Mongrel] Recommended testing approaches for new Mongrel handlers?

Kirk Haines wyhaines at gmail.com
Thu Sep 7 13:23:01 EDT 2006


On 7/19/06, Zed Shaw <zedshaw at zedshaw.com> wrote:

> > Is there any set of standard sorts of things that have been devised to
> > test the other handlers that I could apply to my new handlers?
>
> Kirk! You're awake!  Awesome, since I'm actually writing the "Mongrel
> HTTP Compliance Test Suite" using RFuzz right now.  If you want I can
> get with you when I have a bit to run and we can work IOWA into the
> suite.
>
> The approach of the suite is that it will start up a target web app with
> a test web application in it.  Then the test suite hits it to verify it
> meets compliance with the RFC.  It does this with different mongrel
> configs and would run for each web framework.  The goal is to make it so
> that framework authors can validate that their framework is "Mongrel
> Compliant".

Zed, what is the state of this?  I'd love to expand on my rudimentary
tests for the IOWA+Mongrel integration and see if there's anything
that I broke that shouldn't be broken.


Thanks,

Kirk Haines


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