[TIP] Unittest Changes

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Tue Jul 22 01:53:15 PDT 2008

"Pekka Laukkanen" <peke at iki.fi> writes:

> Anyway, if the first idea about having a separate 'asserts' module
> is implemented, then new functions there should have PEP8 style
> names since its totally new code.

More importantly, it would be a new API in a new module, so existing
code that *uses* unittest would not have to change.

At least, that's my understanding of the reasoning behind Guido's
pronouncement against PEP 8 names in unittest.

 \        “Misogynist: A man who hates women as much as women hate one |
  `\                                       another.” —Henry L. Mencken |
_o__)                                                                  |
Ben Finney

More information about the testing-in-python mailing list