Thanks for the proposals, I've added newest=false in the SetUp, as well as 
ellipsis. This seems ok for the 0.6 branch, but not enough for the trunk.


Benji York a écrit :
> On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 3:27 PM, Jim Fulton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> On Aug 11, 2008, at 5:17 AM, Chris Withers wrote:
>>> Christophe Combelles wrote:
>>>> Is this change ok?
>>>> It seems to solve the previous failures in the 3.4 kgs, and speeds
>>>> up the test.
>>> I don't have a problem with the change, but this damages the
>>> usefulness of README.txt as documentation.
>>> As someone who's never used zope3recipes, I'm going to read that and
>>> wonder why offline = true is in there all the time as there are no
>>> comments or explanation.
>>> Myself, I'd try and find another way of getting offline=true to
>>> happen so that the docs can actually remain actual docs without test
>>> cruft strewn throughout them.
>> I agree.
>> A sneaky way to do this would be to change the setup code to set a
>> HOME environment variable to a temporary directory
>> containing .buildout/default.cfg with:
> I'll throw out another option: you can add doctest examples in reST
> comments to enable offline mode.  Something like this:
> """
> .. Set offline mode so the tests run correctly (or whatever).
>     >>> DO THING HERE
> Now we foo the bar with the baz
>     >>>
> """
> When rendered to HTML (or any other target) the first part won't be
> visible, but the second part will be.
> If you have to do this much a global approach (like the one Jim
> suggested) would likely be better, but I wanted to demonstrate this
> approach because it can be useful when you don't want to pollute
> otherwise good documentation.

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