Unit testing errors (testing the platform module)
J. Cliff Dyer
jcd at sdf.lonestar.org
Wed Apr 14 11:19:47 EDT 2010
On Wed, 2010-04-14 at 15:51 +0100, john maclean wrote:
> self.assertEqual(platform.__builtins__.__class__, dict,
> "platform.__class__ supposed to be dict")
> self.assertEqual(platform.__name__, 'platform' )
The preferred spelling for:
It's shorter and easier to read, but essentially says the same thing.
You can also use it on integer literals, which you can't do with your
SyntaxError: invalid syntax
Admittedly, this is a trivial benefit. If you're using a literal, you
already know what type you're dealing with.
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