Why Auto-Retry of Test Execution in a Test Framework is Wrong?

Recently, I noticed the ‘Auto-Retry’ feature in some ‘new test frameworks’, such as Jest and Cypress. It is wrong! I pioneered (and implemented) the ‘auto-retry’ back in 2007 and have been used it ever since. The difference is that my ‘Auto-Retry’ is in Continuous Testing Server, not the automation or syntax framework. BuildWise, the CT server I created with the Auto-Retry feature…