[Python-Dev] Unittest/doctest formatting differences in 2.7a1?

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Thu Dec 10 21:24:41 CET 2009

2009/12/10 Lennart Regebro <regebro at gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 20:25, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
>> 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.
> Would this be considered bugfixy enough to get into 3.1-branch as well
> as 2.7? It really is damn annoying when you try to port doctests to
> Python 3, and it would be great if we wouldn't have to wait for 3.2.

I think a patch would be helpful before deciding that.


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