[SciPy-Dev] Can you have to many tests?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon Jun 14 16:48:51 CDT 2010


On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 16:43, Vincent Davis <vincent@vincentdavis.net> wrote:
> This is in regard to tests of numpy.random but also in general. Can
> you have to many tests?

Yes. Overcomplete tests means a slower test suite which means fewer
people will bother to run them.

> Is there a reason not to have a test for each distribution in numpy.random?

No.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
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