[Python-Dev] What is test__locale supposed to test, anyhow?

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Thu Jul 15 12:27:40 CEST 2004

Nick Bastin <nbastin at opnet.com> writes:

> On Jul 14, 2004, at 10:10 PM, Brett C. wrote:
>> But not on OS X.  It raises TestSkipped saying how locale support is
>> so minimal that it isn't worth testing.
> Yeah, I'm going remove that and test it out...that message may be
> bogus at this point - it was put there a year and a half ago by Jack,
> and I'm reasonably sure that no one's tested it since (and I don't
> believe it anyhow - it's more like Python's support is bad - MacOS X's
> support for locale is pretty good).

Uh, sure about that?  It certainly wasn't the impression I had.


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