Nathaniel Talbott said:
> On Jun 11, 2004, at 13:50, Jim Menard wrote:
>> David A. Black writes:
>>> You're implying, I believe, that Test::Unit runs the test methods in
>>> arbitrary order.  It doesn't; it runs them in alphabetical order.
>>
>> Is that guaranteed by the API or should I not rely on it?
>
> It is guaranteed. Even if other orderings are added at some point in
> the future, running in alphabetical order will always be supported.

Even if it is guaranteed, I recommend not relying on it in the tests
themselves.  Each test should be very loosely coupled to its siblings and
the order should not matter.

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