why it is calling as a regresssion is there any reason

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Hi Team,

i have attended interview for microsoft  , they asked below question .

why regression testing  is called as regression  . is there any specfic reason .can anyone help me on this.
Jan 8, 2021 in Selenium by Sri
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The idea is to run this series of tests every time new code is submitted. It's called regression testing because the verb regress means to return to a former state or condition, which in software, isn't considered a good thing

answered Nov 23, 2021 by anonymous

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