On 04/19/2010 04:06 PM, Lennart Regebro wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 16:03, Lennart Regebro<rege...@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 15:48, Marius Gedminas<mar...@gedmin.as>  wrote:
>>> If you've the discipline to keep the doctests short, I don't see why you
>>> shouldn't continue writing them instead of unit tests
>>
>> Because they are a bitch to debug, relies on details of output, which
>> makes them brittle, hard to port to Python 3, and can be tricky to set
>> up with loads of subtle things like inheriting the environment from
>> where the DocTest was created, etc.
>
> And from __future__ imports doesn't work. And.. I'm sure I'm gonna
> remember more reason why doctests are bad later, but I can't be
> bothered really.

Try defining a (persistent) class and sticking it into a ZODB.

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