[TIP] Functions for tests instead of classes
peke at iki.fi
Mon Mar 15 11:42:14 PDT 2010
2010/3/15 Michael Foord <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk>:
> On 15/03/2010 17:46, Pekka Klärck wrote:
>>> Then, to retain compatibility with older versions of unittest, the
>>> object can contain a bunch of trivial methods like:
>>> def assertEqual(self, a, b) :
>>> return assertEqual(a,b)
>> Yep, keeping backwards compatibility would be trivial. Are there any
>> good reasons not to do this?
> Per TestCase failureException is one reason.
How, and how often, is this functionality actually used? Would you be
OK with the change if there was a way to keep it? Or could we simple
have asserts in a separate module and not touch TestCase at all?
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