[noise] Test vector format

Alex alex at centromere.net
Sun Apr 10 20:12:17 PDT 2016

On Sun, 10 Apr 2016 20:04:36 -0700
Trevor Perrin <trevp at trevp.net> wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 6:14 PM, Alex <alex at centromere.net> wrote:
> > On Sat, 9 Apr 2016 12:40:46 -0700
> > Trevor Perrin <trevp at trevp.net> wrote:
> >  
> > Is it safe to say that there can be only one failure per vector?
> >
> > Is it also safe to say that, if there is a failure, it must be the
> > last message in the "messages" array?  
> Those both sound reasonable.

If that's the case, then putting a "fail: true" key (which defaults to
false if not present) within the vector object (not the individual
message object) seems reasonable to me. This could be helpful, for
example, if you're using vim to search through the file and want to
find which tests fail quickly. You can do a regex search for "fail",
but it wouldn't be so easy if you assume that "pattern: null" is a


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