Python Mixins

rantingrick rantingrick at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 00:41:22 CEST 2011


On Sep 24, 3:57 am, Steven D'Aprano <steve
+comp.lang.pyt... at pearwood.info> wrote:

> class StandardTestMixin:
>     def test_requires_one_argument(self):
>         self.assertRaises(TypeError, self.func)
>     def test_has_docstring(self):
>         self.assertTrue(self.func.__doc__)

And this is another example of why we need doc-string reforms. Here we
have a well know "pythonista" (for lack of better word) who needs to
write a test for doc-string inclusion because he refuses to get in the
habit of writing them. People, EVERY method and function MUST have a
doc-string! What is the purpose of having doc-strings if we are too
lazy to use them!





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