How much is set in stone?

John Roth johnroth at ameritech.net
Tue Nov 6 00:49:23 CET 2001


"Prabhu Ramachandran" <prabhu at aero.iitm.ernet.in> wrote in message
news:mailman.1004964308.19260.python-list at python.org...
> >>>>> "PR" == Paul Rubin <phr-n2001d at nightsong.com> writes:
>
>     >> Therefore, this simple but powerful idea gives you nearly all
>     >> of the benefit of variable declarations, yet none of the
>     >> baggage.
>
>     PR> Of course it doesn't.  If you misspell a symbol in some rarely
>     PR> used path through the code, it's quite possible your testing
>     PR> will miss it.  Compile time checking wouldn't.
>
> To catch these, maybe you should look at:
>
>    http://pychecker.sourceforge.net/
>
> prabhu

Or PyCover, at the Vaults if you want to insure that
your unit tests were sufficiently comprehensive.

John Roth
>





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