#29308: Testing: assertQuerysetEqual's transform parameter not applied to the
values parameter
               Reporter:  Alexander Todorov  |          Owner:  nobody
                   Type:  Bug                |         Status:  new
              Component:  Testing framework  |        Version:  2.0
               Severity:  Normal             |       Keywords:
           Triage Stage:  Unreviewed         |      Has patch:  0
    Needs documentation:  0                  |    Needs tests:  0
Patch needs improvement:  0                  |  Easy pickings:  0
                  UI/UX:  0                  |
 According to:

 > Asserts that a queryset `qs` returns a particular list of values
 > The comparison of the contents of `qs` and `values` is performed using
 the function `transform`;

 The way I read this is that this assert method receives a queryset and a
 list parameters and compares their contents for equality. By default it
 will use `repr` to do that but the user can change this. The way the docs
 are written suggests that the `transform` function is applied to both the
 queryset and the `values` list. In other words in my tests I can write:

 [test_object1, test_object2, etc])

 The tutorial doesn't use the above but instead hard codes string
 representations in the tests:

 IMO this is less optimal, makes test suites more fragile (dependent on
 repr()) and less intuitive b/c the expected value isn't a list of the
 actual objects but a list of their representation which may have been
 obtained elsewhere.

 Note: this may sounds like an RFE but if we trust the docs it's a bug.

 Note2: I can contribute a PR for this and update the existing test suite &
 docs. Just let me know how you feel about it.

Ticket URL: <https://code.djangoproject.com/ticket/29308>
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