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A question about Checkpoints


A question about Checkpoints

I have various checkpoints that are going to be setup with this product however as I create new data my the values will be different than

what the baseline would be.


For example say the baseline uses my name with all the appropriate information in the data.

However, I want to set it up as a variable where the checkpoint might have my name but then the next day I have a new persons

name and I want to have the checkpoint so that if that new person runs the script it will pass because it is setup correctly with a for various

people and different data that may be entered throughout.




 it has different data in it but the values are all correct that the checkpoint will pass.

Can you describe an algorithm that checkpoint should use to determine that values are correct?


General idea of checkpoint is to store a snapshot of correct data and then compare actual data with stored. If they match then, by definition, actual data are correct. If they don't match then actual data are incorrect just because they don't match stored data that you declared to be correct.

So, checkpoints can be used only if your code uses the same data (static data) for every execution.

If your data are dynamic, then you must somehow define/calculate expected correct data and compare actual data with those expected correct data.


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