[Tutor] Doctest, object references and the use of ellipses
nospamformeSVP at gmail.com
Sun Apr 2 01:30:07 CEST 2006
Tim Peters wrote:
> That "should work", provided there aren't differences in whitespace
> that are invisible to us in this medium. For example, if, in your
> source file, there's actually a (one or more) trailing space on your
> line of expected output, then it would _not_ match the actual output.
> Try adding +REPORT_NDIFF to your #doctest options; that will point out
> all differences (including whitespace).
Oh, thank you!
Yes, there was a trailing whitespace. And yes I did read the manual
that warned about this but I guess it did not register deep enough into
my reptile brain (you know, the Python brain).
I will try not to do this again (and I probably won't).
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