On Mon, 14 Jul 2008 09:54:16 am Steve Holden wrote:
Python may be Guido's language, and if he wants to use his dictatorial powers to say that tests must be written as positive assertions because that's the way he likes it, that's his prerogative. But let's not pretend that this particular bike shed colour has any objectively rational reason, or that the change won't force some people to have to change the way they think about tests.
But sometimes even the wrong decision is better than no decision, and I suspect most if us can agree that it's better if everyone thinks about tests the same way.
There's a term for what happens when everybody in a community or group thinks about a subject the same way.