[Python-Dev] PEP: Consolidating names and classes in the `unittest` module (updated 2008-07-15)

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Wed Jul 16 14:24:29 CEST 2008

Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> writes:

> * http://www.thefreedictionary.com/fail
> "To prove deficient or lacking; perform ineffectively or inadequately; To be
> unsuccessful"

Yes. It's a verb, not a negative modifer. To use it with a negative
like "not" is not creating a "double negative".

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