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From: Eric Wong <e@yhbt.net>
To: meta@public-inbox.org
Subject: TAP output for user-facing tools?
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 17:51:28 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200622175128.GA6811@dcvr> (raw)

Hey all, so I've been wondering about how to express
debug/tracing output to user-facing command-line tools.

Our test suite already uses TAP.  So does git.git, Perl itself
and the majority of Perl projects I've encountered.

But I haven't seen it used for user-facing CLI tools...
It seems better than inventing random new formats *shrug*

TAP = Test Anything Protocol: https://testanything.org/

             reply	other threads:[~2020-06-22 17:51 UTC|newest]

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2020-06-22 17:51 Eric Wong [this message]
2021-02-08 21:28 ` Eric Wong

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