The quickspec package

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QuickSpec automatically finds equational properties of 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:

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

All you have to provide is:

Consider this a pre-release. Everything is complete but undocumented :) The best place to start is the examples at There is also a paper at Everything you need should be in the module Test.QuickSpec.

If you want help, email me!

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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, mtl, QuickCheck, random, spoon (>=0.2), transformers [details]
License BSD3
Copyright 2009-2013 Nick Smallbone
Author Nick Smallbone
Category Testing
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Source repository head: git clone git:// -b master
Uploaded Tue Feb 19 17:59:48 UTC 2013 by NickSmallbone
Distributions NixOS:0.9.6
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Readme for quickspec

Readme for quickspec-0.9

cabal install and look at the examples directory.