apardon at forel.vub.ac.be
Fri Jan 13 09:01:53 CET 2006
Op 2006-01-12, skip at pobox.com schreef <skip at pobox.com>:
> Antoon> But now we are back to my first doubt. Sure unit test will be
> Antoon> helpfull in finding out there is a bug. I doubt they are that
> Antoon> helpfull in tracking the bug (at least this kind).
> This thread seems to be going in circles. Maybe it's time to simply drop it
> and move onto other things. The clear evidence from people who admit to
> having practical experience using unit tests (or pylint or pychecker) is
> that catching misspellings is an extremely shallow bug to find and fix if
> you use the tools at your disposal.
I have no problem with the statement:
"Spelling errors are easy to fix if you use the tools at your disposal."
But that statement doesn't limit the tools to unit testing.
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