[Python-Dev] PEP: Consolidating names in the `unittest` module

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Wed Jul 16 00:59:08 CEST 2008

"Stephen J. Turnbull" <stephen at xemacs.org> writes:

> FWIW, I think these are fairly stated.  So fairly that I'm surprised
> you haven't been persuaded!<wink>

I'm not persuaded because I find the arguments for 'fail*' more
persuasive :-)

I am, however, convinced that the consensus of the community is that
'assert*' is the right choice. The PEP will be revised accordingly.

> Nitpick: the second point is not just "precedent", there's an
> economic reason there too.

> You should mention Raymond's concern that PEP 8 names are quite a
> bit longer.

Noted both of these, thanks.

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