[Python-Dev] Py2.5 issue: decimal context manager misimplemented, misdesigned, and misdocumented

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sat Sep 2 17:27:03 CEST 2006

John J Lee wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Aug 2006, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> [...]
>> I committed this fix as 51664 on the trunk (although the docstrings are still
>> example free because doctest doesn't understand __future__ statements).
> [...]
> Assuming doctest doesn't try to parse the Python code when SKIP is 
> specified, I guess this would solve that little problem:
> http://docs.python.org/dev/lib/doctest-options.html
> """

A quick experiment suggests that using SKIP will solve the problem - fixing 
that can wait until 2.5.1 though. The localcontext() docstring does actually 
contain an example - it just isn't in a form that doctest will try to execute.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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