[TIP] why you should distribute tests with your application / module
pfein at pobox.com
Tue Sep 16 12:49:22 PDT 2008
On Sep 16, 2008, at 1:50 PM, Kumar McMillan wrote:
> I've stated my opinion before that I think tests should be distributed
> with a python app / module and was surprised to face opposition to
> that idea. Today, I saw one of the most succinct summaries about why
> distributing tests is such a good idea:
I'm in favor too. In my case, I'm also providing some base classes
for writing tests that may be useful to a user.
> What do you lose by distributing tests with your package? 10k of disk
> space? I can't think of anything else.
What about fixture data though? That can easily get larger than the
size of the rest of your distribution...
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