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

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Wed Jul 16 10:14:37 CEST 2008

"M.-A. Lemburg" <mal at egenix.com> writes:

> Since this is a major change in the unit test API, I'd also like
> to suggest that you use a new module name.
> This is both a precaution to prevent tests failing due to not having
> been upgraded and a way for old code to continue working by adding
> the old unittest module on sys.path.

Do you have a specific argument against the provisions already stated
in the PEP for backward compatibility? They seem to address your
concerns already.

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Ben Finney

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