On 8 October 2015 at 12:05, Ben Finney <ben+deb...@benfinney.id.au> wrote: > Robert Collins <robe...@robertcollins.net> writes: > >> On 8 October 2015 at 11:47, Ben Finney <ben+deb...@benfinney.id.au> wrote: >> > If you have a code base that is intended to run unchanged on Python >> > 2 and Python 3, and that code base imports ‘unittest2’, you need >> > both the Python 2 and Python 3 version of that package. >> > >> > If your code base targets only Python 3, it should not be using >> > ‘unittest2’ at all. >> >> Thats false. unittest2 is a rolling backport. > > I'm not sure how that disagrees with what I wrote. > > Are you saying ‘unittest2’ is useful on Python 3.3 (for example) because > it has improvements from later Python 3 standard library ‘unittest’?
Yes, exactly. unittest2 is useful and relevant on Python 3.2/3.3/3.4 today. Once we get some fixes into 3.6, it will be useful and relevant for 3.5 users. > Or something else? -Rob -- Robert Collins <rbtcoll...@hp.com> Distinguished Technologist HP Converged Cloud