Quote of the week
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Tue Apr 25 17:31:31 EDT 2017
On 04/25/2017 10:11 AM, Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 4/25/2017 6:32 AM, Steve D'Aprano wrote:
>> "If it's not important enough to require tests it's not important enough to
>> be in Python." -- Ethan Furman
> The original had a smily ';)' at the end.
> In the context of debating how to improve python from where it is now, I do not find the quote very helpful, as it
> glosses over real difficulties of testing. I will try to explain in the original thread.
Yes, the smiley was acknowledgement that testing is hard, will never be perfect, and we only have so much time -- but
thorough tests should still be the goal.
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