[pypy-issue] [issue1008] numpypy: commit the code for empty_like, zeros_like, ones_like

mikefc tracker at bugs.pypy.org
Thu Jan 19 12:49:15 CET 2012

mikefc <coolbutuseless at gmail.com> added the comment:

> I think rules of contribution have to be explicitly written somewhere
http://doc.pypy.org/en/latest/faq.html#id40   "use test driven development" (although 
that faq is written in relation to rpython, it does seem to apply everywhere in pypy)

> it's not necessary for a code contributor to be contributor of tests for the func
> a small fee for writing tests for recently committed funcs

There is a definite preference that tests are written before funcs (see the definition 
of TDD). And funcs without tests are unlikely to be accepted.  So in practice it really 
does come down to a contributor writing tests.

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