[Python-Dev] How far to go with user-friendliness

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Jul 15 09:17:51 CEST 2015

On Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:22:14 +1200
Robert Collins <robertc at robertcollins.net> wrote:
> For clarity, I think we should:
>  - remove the assret check, it is I think spurious.
>  - add a set of functions to the mock module that should be used in
> preference to Mock.assert*
>  - mark the Mock.assert* functions as PendingDeprecation
>  - in 3.6 move the PendingDeprecation to Deprecated
>  - in 3.7 remove the Mock.assert* functions and the check for method
> names beginning with assert entirely.

I think removing them is a bit too strong. There's software out there
that would like to have cross-version-compatible test suites.



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