[swift-build-dev] [swift-evolution] [Review] SE-0019 Swift Testing (Package Manager)

Paul Cantrell cantrell at pobox.com
Tue Jan 5 17:15:03 CST 2016

On Jan 5, 2016, at 5:11 PM, Max Howell <max.howell at apple.com> wrote:
>> Now lint … lint I’m not sure about. It’s problematic as soon as you try to establish a standard, as we’ve already established on this list in the “mandatory self” discussion. The truth is that I don’t care about a third party lib’s weird formatting decisions nearly as much as I care about its tests passing.
> Here by “lint” I mean packaging concerns for linting, specifically: is the semantic version the package claims *correct*. Code standards are not part of the publishing lint step as indeed, this seems excessive and not a decision for us to make.

Ah, that makes much more sense! Sorry for being slow on the uptake. Yes, programmatic validation of semantic versioning seems like a fine idea.

Cheers, P

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