[TIP] Unit testing your subclasses

Paul Hildebrandt Paul.Hildebrandt at disneyanimation.com
Thu Aug 28 23:21:42 PDT 2008


You're right, I should have said inner classes.

Jonathan Lange wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 4:08 PM, Paul Hildebrandt
> <Paul.Hildebrandt at disneyanimation.com> wrote:
>   
>> Michal and I were musing on how to handle unit testing subclasses in
>> pythoscope (http://pythoscope.org).  We were thinking about them in two
>> ways.
>> 1. They are internal to the class and some people may not want them tested.
>> 2. They should be treated like a method in that they will be tested in
>> the main classes unit test.
>>
>>     
>
> It sounds like you are talking about inner classes, not subclasses.
>
> Do you mean:
>
> class Foo:
>     "a thing"
>
> class Bar(Foo):
>     "a subthing"
>
> or:
>
> class Foo:
>     "a foo"
>
>     class Bar:
>         "a bar in a foo"
>
> ?
>
> jml
>   




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