wine compatible logo needed
austinenglish at gmail.com
Tue Jun 23 11:39:41 CDT 2009
On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 11:36 AM, André Hentschel<nerv at dawncrow.de> wrote:
> Stefan Dösinger schrieb:
>> Am Tuesday 23 June 2009 17:03:56 schrieb André Hentschel:
>>> Stephen Gentle schrieb:
>>>> Well, here's an idea for one (attached). Just five minutes playing in
>>>> Photoshop (running in Wine, of course), but it's a start.
>> One problem of such a logo is that Wine changes constantly, and apps may
>> break any time. So if we wanted to make such a logo official, that would be
>> a two-party contract
>> *) The app developer tests his app with wine
>> *) The Wine community tests this app before releasing a new Wine release.
>> Currently we cannot do our part due to lack of resources, especially with
>> the bi-weekly snapshots. We have a very small set of supported apps in the
>> stable releases, but we don't know how far we can grow this as-is.
>> So any "works with Wine logo" would need some registration page on
>> www.winehq.org somewhere, and we'd probably require a fairly extensive set
>> of automated tests, for example some cxtest scripts(www.cxtest.org) that
>> automatically install the app and test if all functionalities work. If the
>> developer of the app has already an automated test suite(including GUI
>> tests), I guess it would be fairly simple to add a cxtest script on top of
>> it that just runs the testsuite.
>> So such a logo could also be used to grow the set of cxtest tests :-)
> I think this will be perfect for Austin's Appinstall when its ready.
A beta is ;-). The framework is in place, tests are there, and they
run. I'm working on adding more tests and extending the helper
functions. AutoHotKey wasn't really designed for running a test suite,
but with a little shell scripting and helper function glue, it works
If there's a public download available, then it's easy to do.
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