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From Test Management tools perspective a "Test Plan" is a collection of certain test cases to be executed for a certain build. For example in MSTF (VSTS) from Microsoft and ALM from HP the term 'Test Plan' is used. Other test management tools like SpiraTest uses term 'Test Set' to refer the collection of certain 'test cases' being 'planned' for 'Execution' ...


Latent bugs are bugs which exist, but have not yet been discovered. They are bugs waiting to be found. also see: http://www.allthingsquality.com/p/testing-terms-glossary.html


From some random site: Golden Bug: The bug that is occurred in every instances of the application with severity level high and with high priority.


From the dictionary: latent defect n. a hidden flaw, weakness or imperfection in an article which a seller knows about, but the buyer cannot discover by reasonable inspection. Think this term is more used for selling physical items (like houses and cars) and not in software. From some random site: latent bug: The bug that is not identified in ...


If we refer to ISTQB glossary of terms then test suite: A set of several test cases for a component or system under test, where the post condition of one test is often used as the precondition for the next one. test plan: A document describing the scope, approach, resources and schedule of intended test activities. It identifies amongst others test items, ...


The traditional definitions would be something like this: A test suite is a collection of test cases related to the same test work. You might have a suite for regression, one for build verification tests, a suite that is specific for a component, and so on. A test plan is generally a document which describes testing approach and methodologies being used for ...

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