[Python-Dev] Unit testing...

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Wed, 12 Jul 2000 10:44:45 -0500

Andrew Kuchling wrote:
> ...
> (I've speculated about adding a unit testing framework, similar to the
> one we use internally at the MEMS Exchange; the discipline of using it
> makes writing a test more time-consuming, but the tests also wind up
> being more comprehensive.)

I think PyUnit/JUnit and friends are in vogue these days. There is some
virtue in having a framework that could be used also by extension module
writers so that there is some consistency about finding and invoking

 Paul Prescod - Not encumbered by corporate consensus
Simplicity does not precede complexity, but follows it. 
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