[Python-Dev] Contents of test_bool

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed Mar 21 21:50:14 CET 2007

I think it was just expedient to group these together when the bool
type was added. I wouldn't lose sleep over it either way.

On 3/21/07, Collin Winter <collinw at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there any reason for test_bool to contain assertions like these?
> self.assertIs({}.has_key(1), False)
> self.assertIs({1:1}.has_key(1), True)
> A significant portion of the file is devoted to making sure various
> things return bools (isinstance, operator.*) or handle bools correctly
> (pickle, marshal). Since these don't test the functionality of the
> bool type, is there a reason not to move these tests to more
> appropriate test files (eg, test_pickle) or removing them altogether
> (if they duplicate existing tests)?
> I've started on this somewhat, but I thought I'd ask before I spent
> too much time on it.
> Collin Winter
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