[Numpy-discussion] Doctest items

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Jul 1 14:33:19 CDT 2008

On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 14:30, Alan McIntyre <alan.mcintyre@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 3:20 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Can it work on an entire section? If not, can we do something that
>> works on a whole section? Everything after "Plot the window and its
>> frequency response:" is not required for testing.
> It's on a per-line basis at the moment, so each lines needs a
> "#doctest: +SKIP".  Changing a directive to apply to multiple lines
> probably isn't trivial (I haven't really looked into doing that,
> though).
> We could always just make the plotting section one of those "it's just
> an example not a doctest" things and remove the ">>>" (since it
> doesn't appear to provide any useful test coverage or anything).

That's not a bad idea. Coordinate with Stéfan about the details (if
any are left to be decided).

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."
 -- Umberto Eco

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