The simplest kind of functional test of software or hardware; doing the equivalent of asking it what 2 + 2 is and seeing if it says four. The software equivalent of a smoke test. A reality check may include letting a real user try out prototype software.A sanity check is even more basic, the equivalent of checking that the above addition was implemented with an addition operator rather than subtraction.
Last updated: 2007-03-15
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