[TIP] Flexmock 0.7.3 released

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Thu Feb 24 07:48:02 PST 2011

On 24/02/2011 15:40, Herman Sheremetyev wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 10:12 PM, Michael Foord
> <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk>  wrote:
>> On 24/02/2011 13:10, Tim Golden wrote:
>>> On 24/02/2011 13:03, Michael Foord wrote:
>>>> On 24/02/2011 12:58, Jorge Vargas wrote:
>>>>> This looks great. Thanks for the pointer I didn't knew it exist. I
>>>>> particularly love this section of the docs
>>>>> http://has207.github.com/flexmock/compare.html as it explains directly
>>>>> how it's better (or worse) than the competition. Thanks for sharring !
>>>> Although it doesn't compare with mock [1] or MiniMock [2], which are two
>>>> of the most widely used Python mocking libraries. I think the compared
>>>> examples are taken from Mox which doesn't compare against these either.
>>> Michael: when you say "it doesn't compare with...", do you mean
>>> "they offer no comparison to..." or "it's nowhere near as good as..."?
>>> Just asking...
>> Well... :-) It was in the context of the comparison page of the docs, so
>> I'll leave you to draw your own conclusions.
> And it definitely wouldn't be because you wrote one of those projects,
> would it? ;)

Of course not! I can't believe you would infer such a scandalous and 
outrageous slur on my character. I demand an apology. ;-)

> I would love to get examples of both mock and minimock to add to the
> comparison so if anyone out there is familiar with these libraries and
> is willing to take a few minutes to shoot me an email, I would really
> appreciate it!
Man, I would love to do it. (And it should be contributed back to the 
Mox guys for their docs too.) Unfortunately the deadline for having my 
pycon talk written gets ever closer (on mock if any of you will be at 
pycon - obviously it will be an awesome talk and you should all come).

If anyone else writes a comparison I'll be very happy to criticise 
(uh... I mean improve) their examples of using mock. :-)

All the best,


> Cheers,
> -Herman


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