[TIP] Test Parameterization with unittest

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Tue May 12 15:07:12 PDT 2009

On Tue, 2009-05-12 at 11:00 -0400, Doug Philips wrote:
> On or about Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at 07:12AM, Michael Foord indited:
> >I'm also not wild about specifying a dictionary of parameters which
> then 
> >'magically' become instance attributes. It would make me antsy
> writing 
> >tests that use attributes which don't exist until they are stuck
> onto 
> >the instance.
> Yes, when you put it that way, I agree. Magical attributes <shudder>.

No worse than calling a helper which sets attributes for you. Like, I
dunno, 'setUp'.

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