[Python-Dev] Unittest/doctest formatting differences in 2.7a1?
tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Dec 10 20:25:54 CET 2009
Lennart Regebro wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 00:47, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
>> When the IGNORE_EXCEPTION_DETAIL doctest option is is specified,
>> everything following the leftmost colon is ignored.
> Note that the difference is *before* the leftmost colon.
> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 00:49, Ian Bicking <ianb at colorstudy.com> wrote:
>> Maybe that could be extended to also ignore everything up to a period
>> (i.e., ignore the module name that seems to show up in 2.7 exception
>> names, but not in previous versions).
> That sounds good to me.
Since the intent of IGNORE_EXCEPTION_DETAIL is to make doctests immune
to implementation version specific changes, it seems to me that
extending its technical meaning is required to carry out its intent.
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