January 17th, 2009

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Orientation Exercise: Oracles

Oracle Orientation

Suppose you were writing a text editing program that would display fonts properly on the screen. How would you test whether the font display is correct?
  1. How could you determine whether the editor is displaying text in the correct typeface?
  2. How could you determine whether the editor is displaying text in the right size?
  3. How would you test whether the editor displays text correctly (in any font that the user specifies)? Describe your thinking about this problem and the strategies you are considering.
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