From: Eric Wong <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: Re: TAP output for user-facing tools? Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2021 20:28:26 -0100 [thread overview] Message-ID: <20210208212826.GA20168@dcvr> (raw) In-Reply-To: <20200622175128.GA6811@dcvr> Eric Wong wrote: > Hey all, so I've been wondering about how to express > debug/tracing output to user-facing command-line tools. So I've started using "#" for diagnostic/progress messages in lei. I may replace "I:" prefixed messages with them, at least in lei. "W:" and "E:" will probably stay for warnings and errors, respectively, but maybe "# W:" and "# E:" ? > 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* Other messages ("ok", "not ok", 1..$TEST_NR) may make sense for "lei import", but not "lei q". > TAP = Test Anything Protocol: https://testanything.org/
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