The quickspec package

[Tags:bsd3, library]

QuickSpec automatically finds equational laws about your program.

Give it an API, i.e. a collection of functions, and it will spit out equations about those functions. For example, given reverse, ++ and [], QuickSpec finds six laws, which are exactly the ones you might write by hand:

 xs++[] == xs
 []++xs == xs
 (xs++ys)++zs == xs++(ys++zs)
 reverse [] == []
 reverse (reverse xs) == xs
 reverse xs++reverse ys == reverse (ys++xs)

The laws that QuickSpec generates are not proved correct, but have passed at least 200 QuickCheck tests.

For more information, see the README file at https:github.comnick8325quickspecblobmaster/README.asciidoc.

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Versions 0.9, 0.9.1, 0.9.2, 0.9.3, 0.9.4, 0.9.5, 0.9.6
Dependencies array, base (<5), containers, ghc-prim, QuickCheck (>=2.7), random, spoon (>=0.2), transformers [details]
License BSD3
Copyright 2009-2013 Nick Smallbone
Author Nick Smallbone
Maintainer nicsma@chalmers.se
Stability Unknown
Category Testing
Home page https://github.com/nick8325/quickspec
Source repository head: git clone git://github.com/nick8325/quickspec.git -b master
Uploaded Tue Aug 26 11:35:30 UTC 2014 by NickSmallbone
Distributions NixOS:0.9.6
Downloads 1504 total (12 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs available [build log]
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