Efficient python programming...

Sean 'Shaleh' Perry shalehperry at attbi.com
Sat Jun 8 04:41:31 CEST 2002


> 
> I'll step back from any claim that unit tests really prove anything,
> but in a very Pythonic and pragmatic fashion they are Good Enough to 
> make them a /necessity/ for anyone trying to deliver reliable software.
> 

my current project is a window manager for X Windows.  It is all X lib calls
and UI events.  I can maybe test 5% of it.  Seems most of the programs I have
worked on turn out that way.  I write as many tests as I can but usually it
just doesn't work out for me.

But you are right, test as early and as often as possible and the code can't be
all bad (-:





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