<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by jgottlieb: I just stumbled on this today...
Static testing is testing the code via code reviews and such. The code is never run, hence, static.
Yes, but it is not only code.
Static testing can include all kind of review techniques and methods of documents, code etc. It can also be static analysis of code by tools.
Some authors also use the phrase "verification" for this, as opposed to "validation", that is dynamic testing.