The importance of using Library Functions

Doug Tolton dtolton at
Wed Aug 13 21:46:33 CEST 2003

On Wed, 13 Aug 2003 10:35:38 -0400, Peter Hansen <peter at>

>Doug Tolton wrote:
>> Interestingly TextWrap choked on the text I'm running it against.  I'm
>> sure it's more an issue of complete craziness in these files than an
>> actual problem with TextWrap.
>I believe has some fairly extensive unit tests.**  Could
>you please post your failing example (if it's not too big), or email
>it to me and/or Greg Ward to investigate?  Thanks.
>** (I believe this since Greg wrote them and I ported them to PyUnit.
>I don't know if that's what's still with the module in Py2.3.)

The Text field it was trying to wrap was over 3.6 million characters.
I haven't yet had a chance to look and see what specifically was
causing it to fail.

I'll poke around with it today and see if I can figure it out.  I'll
post a status update later today.

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