[Python-Dev] Purpose of Doctests [Was: Best practices for Enum]

Dan Stromberg drsalists at gmail.com
Sun May 19 18:14:12 CEST 2013

On Sat, May 18, 2013 at 11:41 PM, Raymond Hettinger <
raymond.hettinger at gmail.com> wrote:

> On May 14, 2013, at 9:39 AM, Gregory P. Smith <greg at krypto.org> wrote:
> Bad: doctests.
> I'm hoping that core developers don't get caught-up in the "doctests are
> bad meme".

Don't doctests intended for CPython not work on Jython, Pypy, IronPython...

I've been avoiding them for this reason.
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