Art of Unit Testing

Benjamin Niemann pink at
Wed Aug 3 10:02:00 CEST 2005

Christoph Zwerschke wrote:

> Benjamin Niemann wrote:
>> Some (many?) people don't like the unittest module, because it is not
>> very pythonic - nothing to wonder as it has its root in the Java world.
>> That's probably one of the reasons why there are other (more pythonic)
>> unittesting frameworks for Python out there.
> So I think it would have been better that "unittest" had been named
> "PUnit" to make clear that it is a JUnit port and to allow a more
> pythonic testing framework to be added to the Python's standard lib.

It was called PyUnit before it was integrated into the stdlib. Dunno why it
was renamed...

Benjamin Niemann
Email: pink at odahoda dot de

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