[Python-Dev] Cleanup of test harness for Python

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Fri Jun 30 18:56:40 CEST 2006

On 6/30/06, Frank Wierzbicki <fwierzbicki at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> According to the thread that includes
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2006-June/065727.html
> there will be some effort in 2.6 to make the tests in Python more
> consistent.  I would like to help with that effort, partly to sneak in
> some checks for CPython internal tests that should be excluded from
> Jython, but mainly to understand the future implementation of Python
> for which the tests provide the only real spec.  Which of the current
> tests is closest to an "ideal" test, so I can use it as a model?

We don't have any labeled as "ideal".  Either doctests or unittest tests are
considered good form these days.  Probably looking at the newer tests would
be a good start.

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