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

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Thu Jul 17 02:43:30 CEST 2008

Andrew Bennetts <andrew-pythondev at puzzling.org> writes:

> This one is easily solved by making assertRaises return the
> exception it caught.

That breaks one simple feature of the unittest API: that all the test
methods will either raise a failure asertion, or return None.

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