[Zope3-dev] Re: zope.testbrowser and mechanize

2005-11-28 Thread sureshvv
Benji York wrote: Chris Withers wrote: testbrowser currently doesn't help much unless you already know the controls you will be looking for, however, you can do some introspection by utilizing the underlying mechanize functionality. Unfortunately, testbrowser doesn't really support what

Re: [Zope3-dev] Re: zope.testbrowser and mechanize

2005-11-28 Thread Stephan Richter
I'll just note that I am +1 on all of Benji's comments. And I will remove the offending checkins before I cut the branch, if noone else does. Here my reasoning. I am currently writing a tool that allows you to convert testbrowser tests into tutorials. That means that I am providing an

Re: [Zope3-dev] Re: zope.testbrowser and mechanize

2005-11-28 Thread Chris Withers
Stephan Richter wrote: I'll just note that I am +1 on all of Benji's comments. And I will remove the offending checkins before I cut the branch, if noone else does. Given that there are currently more people in favour of having useful docs than a pedantic exclusion policy, please _don't_

Re: [Zope3-dev] Re: zope.testbrowser and mechanize

2005-11-28 Thread Chris Withers
sureshvv wrote: I am +1 on the substance of the text and -0 on the style ;) Yes, I do want to change it when I get a chance so that it's clearer that these docs are _only_ there because testbrowser doesn't currently support the required functionality... Chris -- Simplistix - Content

Re: [Zope3-dev] Re: zope.testbrowser and mechanize

2005-11-28 Thread Dieter Maurer
Stephan Richter wrote at 2005-11-28 08:02 -0500: ... If people would use the mechanize objects, their test code could not be converted to tutorials. Then some test could not be converted to tutorials... Is that really worse than being unable to test quite interesting use cases (such as file

[Zope3-dev] Re: zope.testbrowser and mechanize

2005-11-25 Thread Benji York
Chris Withers wrote: Benji York wrote: I actually don't want to support any exposure of mechanize functionality in zope.testbrowser. Mechanize is an implementation detail (although a very important one) and may change in the future. I think the documentation I added makes this clear. It