This team tests Pending issues and, when tests are successful, documents this and moves the issue to Ready to Commit status. At this point, one of the JBS coordinators will commit the patch to the SVN.
Over time, we plan to include more automated testing into the process. Eventually, we would like every Ready to Commit issue have both a code patch and an automated system or unit test. Accordingly, it will be important for members of the testing team to be learning how to write and use system tests.
There are some tips for testing in the wiki in the Testing Checklists article.