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

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Jul 16 08:17:44 CEST 2008

Michael Foord wrote:
> Collin Winter wrote:

>> Is any provision being made for a 2to3 fixer/otherwise-automated
>> transition for the changes you propose here?
> As the deprecation is intended for 2.X and 3.X - is 2to3 fixer needed?

A fixer will only be needed when it actually is needed, but when it is, 
it should be a unittest-name fixer since previous 3.x code will also 
need fixing.  Since the duplicates are multiples names for the same 
objects, the fixer should be a trivial name substitution.

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