[IPython-dev] Fwd: [TIP] py.test 1.0 release / remarks

Gökhan Sever gokhansever@gmail....
Tue Aug 4 22:42:04 CDT 2009


On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 10:19 PM, Ondrej Certik <ondrej@certik.cz> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 9:07 PM, Fernando Perez<fperez.net@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 1:07 PM, Gael
> > Varoquaux<gael.varoquaux@normalesup.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> Well, with the discover module going in the standard library, I have
> been
> >> wondering if we could do with only the standard library. Most of what
> >> nose adds to test discovery (and nice assertion) has prooved to be too
> >> much magic, and has bitten me in the past.
> >
> > I'd certainly *love* to ditch third-party dependencies for something
> > as basic as testing.  We'll have to wait still a while to see where
> > that goes, but I do think that flexible, robust, full testing should
> > be part of the stdlib, and I see the current need for third-party
> > tools like nose or py.test as a serious deficiency.
> >
> > I recently wrote up my personal  list of  'warts' in python for
> > scientific computing work,  and this very problem was right there:
> >
> > https://cirl.berkeley.edu/fperez/py4science/warts.html
> >
> > So here's to hoping that they solve it :)
>
> Nice list. This is what I like the most on your page:
>
> Research: coming...
>
> Haha. :) So maybe you can put in the warts list: Python is so
> addictive, that one gets no real research done. :)
>
> Ondrej


That is very true Ondrej,

Right now I am thinking of writing a Python program to write my abstract due
by tomorrow :)



-- 
Gökhan
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