[Framework-Team] robot framework tests in core packages

David Glick david.glick at plone.org
Wed Nov 28 03:06:11 UTC 2012

On Nov 19, 2012, at 12:15 AM, Timo Stollenwerk <lists at zmag.de> wrote:

> Hi Framework-Team,
> I started to write some robot-framework/selenium2library-based
> acceptance tests for the collections (archetypes and dexterity) and I
> was wondering if a PLIP is needed to include those tests into core
> packages.
> I'm not talking about plone.act (plone specific robot keywords) here,
> the dependencies would just be robotsuite and
> robotframework-selenium2library:
> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/robotframework-selenium2library
> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/robotsuite
> There are still some issues with the collections and I think those tests
> would help us to identify bugs and to prevent regressions in the future:
> https://github.com/plone/plone.app.collection/blob/master/plone/app/collection/tests/acceptance/test_collection.txt
> https://github.com/plone/plone.app.theming/blob/acceptance-tests/src/plone/app/theming/tests/acceptance/theme_control_panel.txt
> In Arnhem we also started to write some acceptance tests for
> plone.app.theming:
> https://github.com/plone/plone.app.theming/tree/acceptance-tests
> There is still much work to do but I think adding some robot tests now
> would help us to push things further and help us to test functionality
> that is currently untested. Jenkins can already run robot framework
> tests and display the results.
> Cheers,

The framework team discussed this today and we would be happy for you to add these tests.

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