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Trot is plumbing for the Test Anywhere Protocol

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= TROT

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Testing is basically an embarrassingly parallel problem, but in reality we don't take advantage of this. Trot aims to solve this problem using the Test Anything Protocol. Trot takes a bag of TAP producers, runs them and either becomes a TAP producer itself or formats the output. This allows you to run all of your tests in parallel as long as they're a TAP producer.

== Example architecture

 python tests --TAP--.
                      \
 ruby tests --TAP-------> Trot -----.
                      /              \
 C tests --TAP-------'                \
                                       -----> Trot => Formatted goodness
                                      /
 remote tests --TAP--NETCAT--> Trot -'
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