dogtail test suite test harness

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Fri Jul 20 12:35:00 EDT 2007

Josh Sled <jsled at> writes:

>> the bad news is:
>> 1 - In order to be  able to access some components, I use some raw inputs,  according to dogtail  the raw input is to do mouse click using the coordinate, 
>> Like
>> rawClick(wiget.position[0], widget.position[1])
> (As Derek asked:) are these window x,y coordinates, or logical widget
> locations?

Based on the command above I'd ASSUME it's logical widget locations..
But I'm wondering how it deals with invisible widgets.

> Feel free to completely ignore this, but maybe it makes sense for you to look
> at the 'register-rewrite' branch, and see if you can contribute at least a
> basic dogtail-based test using that register.  It should be far easier, and
> hopefully we'll move to that codeline in the (near) future.

I'd suggest that instead of this you work on all the other dialogs and
try to get as much coverage as you can without spending too much time
purely on the register.


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