[Python-Dev] These csv test cases seem incorrect to me...

skip at pobox.com skip at pobox.com
Mon Mar 12 03:56:00 CET 2007

    >> I'm far from having anything which will pass the current test suite,
    >> but in diagnosing some of my current failures I noticed a couple test
    >> cases which seem wrong.  In the TestDialectExcel class I see these
    >> two questionable tests:
    >> def test_quotes_and_more(self):
    >>     self.readerAssertEqual('"a"b', [['ab']])
    >> def test_quote_and_quote(self):
    >>     self.readerAssertEqual('"a" "b"', [['a "b"']])

    Andrew> The point was to produce the same results as Excel. Sure, Excel
    Andrew> probably doesn't generate crap like this itself, but 3rd parties
    Andrew> do, and people complain if we don't parse it just like Excel
    Andrew> (sigh).

(sigh) indeed.



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