Ruby doctest

Duncan Booth duncan.booth at invalid.invalid
Mon Jun 23 09:27:40 CEST 2008

Paddy <paddy3118 at> wrote:

> I monitor changes to the Wikipedia doctest page, and so noticed a
> change in the Ruby implementation of doctest.
> Scooting around their implementation I found that they have an !!!
> special directive that says drop into the interpreter at this point
> when testing allowing debugging in context.
Whereas Python has the more wordy version which works anywhere in ordinary 
code or in doctests:

>>> import pdb; pdb.set_trace()

Duncan Booth

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