I love assert

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Tue Nov 11 22:15:54 CET 2014

On 11/11/2014 01:09 PM, Albert-Jan Roskam wrote:
> Ethan Furman wrote:
>> asserts are a specialized tool, easily abused.  Sounds like you are using them
>> exactly as intended.
> Would you say that assert is baaadly abused in nose?*) I never tried it, but
>  probably all tests pass when Python is run with -O or -OO.

I don't know, haven't used it nor read the code.  It would certainly not be good if it failed in optimized mode.


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