Help with unittest2
paul.nospam at rudin.co.uk
Thu Dec 13 17:25:28 CET 2012
Thomas Bach <thbach at students.uni-mainz.de> writes:
> BTW, I actually never used 'assertTypeEqual' I rather call assertEqual
> and let unittest do the internals. I think assertEqual calls the right
> method for you depending on the arguments type.
The assert<Type>Equal methods have the advantage of checking the type of
the arguments. assertEqual would be OK with equal numerical arguments,
but that would be an inferior test if you were really expecting two
> If you want to make sure that something is of a certain type use
Yes, but why do something in 3 lines when there's a perfectly good
method provided that allows you do to it directly in one?
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