[Python-Dev] operator precedence of __eq__, __ne__, etc, if both object have implementations
chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Sep 30 16:24:32 CEST 2009
skip at pobox.com wrote:
> Dino> For IronPython we wrote a set of tests which go through and define
> Dino> the various operator methods in all sorts of combinations on both
> Dino> new-style and old-style classes as well as subclasses of those
> Dino> classes and then do the comparisons w/ logging.
> It would be very nice if these complex corner cases had a set of test
> cases which could be run by all implementations (CPython, Jython,
> IronPython, PyPy, etc). I don't know. Maybe the CPython test suite serves
> that purpose, but it seems like it would be helpful if this sort of
> "validation suite" was maintained as a separate project all implementations
> could use and contribute to.
+1, and supported by documentation.
Something like a manuel-based table test would seem ideal for this:
..but what are the chances of something like that getting into the
python core docs?
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