[Python-Dev] Unittest PEP do's and don'ts (BDFL pronouncement)
tseaver at palladion.com
Thu Jul 17 19:21:24 CEST 2008
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Ron Adam wrote:
> Nick Coghlan wrote:
>> The essence of the function remains unchanged - you're still asserting
>> that a particular exception is raised. Returning the actual exception
>> object that was caught is merely a convenience that makes a lot of sense.
> I'm not sure I understand...
> If "a particular exception is raised", every thing is good and there is no
> error to report. ie... the code being tested did the right thing.
I *think* that in this case the propoent wants to be able to make
further assertions about the raised exception (e.g., to test its message).
Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 tseaver at palladion.com
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