[swift-corelibs-dev] [xctest] Terminology: What to call "swift-corelibs-xctest" and "Apple XCTest"

Brian Gesiak modocache at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 00:57:41 CST 2015

Hello all,

I've been referring to the project hosted at
https://github.com/apple/swift-corelibs-xctest as
"swift-corelibs-xctest", and the project shipped alongside Xcode 7.2
as "Apple XCTest".

What are the canonical names for these projects? I'd like to agree on
common terminology to avoid confusion in the future.

Over the past few weeks I've seen several names for

- Open source XCTest
- Swift XCTest
- Linux XCTest
- swift-corelibs-xctest

And several names for the XCTest framework shipped alongside Xcode:

- Darwin XCTest
- Apple XCTest

How do you refer to these projects? What do you think is the simplest
way to refer to them, in a way that clearly differentiates them?

Personally, I prefer calling them "swift-corelibs-xctest" and "Apple
XCTest", although I do think that "swift-corelibs-xctest" is a

- Brian Gesiak

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