[TIP] Nose bug? using inspect.ismethod too aggressive?

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Sun Sep 20 00:34:45 PDT 2009

On Sat, 2009-09-19 at 23:05 -0700, Fernando Perez wrote:
> Hi all,
> ...

> It seems to me that this is a nose bug, fixable with:
> -            if not ismethod(item):
> +            if not hasattr(item,'__call__'):
> I'll try to monkeypatch it in the meantime, but it would be great to
> have this done upstream, if it's indeed seen as a bug.

if not callable(item):

would be better, I think?

Also, is your code around? testscenarios is my alternative-approach to
test parameterisation, I'd like to see how you made generators
compatible with unittest. I'm guessing a TestSuite that acts as an

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