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On 03/27/2012 05:08 AM, Brian Sutherland wrote:
> 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!
Thanks for the support!
Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 tsea...@palladion.com
Palladion Software "Excellence by Design" http://palladion.com
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