[Python-Dev] Core projects for Summer of Code

C. Titus Brown ctb at msu.edu
Wed Mar 18 22:56:40 CET 2009

On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 09:24:25PM +0000, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
-> Rather than performance, I think some more interesting areas would be related to
-> some of the standard library modules. For instance, the unittest module could
-> welcome some new features (test discovery, support for skipped tests, probably
-> others that I'm forgetting about). Since this is pure Python stuff not needing
-> any deep experience with the interpreter's internals, it would be appropriate
-> for an outsider.

Hi Antoine,

interesting idea -- but I've seen too many arguments about what the
*right* functionality to add to unittest would be to want to give it to
a student.  I think a student would probably not be willing or able to
fight the battles necessary to get his/her changes into the core...

C. Titus Brown, ctb at msu.edu

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