May 2013 Archives

Porting Tests to Perl 6

Just reading Brent Laabs post on Porting a Module to Perl 6 and two things occurred to me. The first was that I should start getting into Perl 6 sooner rather than later and get the few modules I'm involved with changed over, ready for the big day.

The second and more important one is that, if I'm to assure myself that the module behaves in the same way as the Perl 5 module, the original tests need to pass. I would have invested much on those tests to verify the module works the way I think it should. …

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