On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 05:38:07PM -0400, Tres Seaver wrote:
> In addition to minimizing "Zope-iness", providing full coverage using
> small, descriptively-named unittests makes the code more maintainable.
> For instance, I expect to build on top of these improved tests as the basis
> for a conversion to a "subset", supporting Python 2.6, 2.7, and 3.x from
> a single codebase, without needing a translator like lib2to3.
> I think it will also be easier to improve the docs, now that they no
> longer bear the burden of supplying coverage / regression testing for
> the code. We can remove a bunch of extremely-terse fragments, and have
> the examples which remain focus more on improving the reader's
> understanding than exercising some corner case.
> Unless the consensus is against it, I plan to merge this branch to the
> trunk early next week.
This sounds great, I think it's exactly the right way to go. It's just a
LOT of work, a BIG thanks for taking it on!
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