[Python-Dev] Unittest PEP do's and don'ts (BDFL pronouncement)

Leonardo Santagada santagada at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 00:09:03 CEST 2008

On 16/07/2008, at 18:24, Guido van Rossum wrote:

>> Think bigger!  No fat APIs.  Do something cool!  Checkout the
>> dynamic test creation in test_decimal to see if it can be  
>> generalized.
>> Give me some cool test runners.  Maybe find a way to automatically
>> launch pdb or to dump the locals variables at the time of failure.
>> Maybe move the "test_*.py" search into the unittest module.
> Those ideas are cool too.

all those features are already implemented in py.test and most  
probably also on nose. Why not just port those to unittest? is this  
even being considered?

Leonardo Santagada

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