Spelling mistakes!

Antoon Pardon 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.

-- 
Antoon Pardon



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