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October 7, 2008

Regexps and writing tests

David Mandelin's blog post about one of the sunspider subtests is chock-full of fun information on regexps. It also highlights some more perils of writing performance tests, especially when there are optional features involved, or when the tests don't do a good job of testing whether the behavior is correct in addition to being fast.

Posted by bzbarsky at October 7, 2008 7:07 AM