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Re: Python Command-line Client Bindings

From: David James <james82_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-06-29 20:11:32 CEST

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> I have to say (and have said in a few private email already today)
> that I'm quite confused by the point of this whole effort.
>
> If the goal is to make the Python bindings testable, I think it's
> overkill. The bindings are very thin; smaller test scripts would work
> just fine. I mean, all you really need to test is that data can get
> from Python to C and back again -- 98% of the work a Python bindings
> cmdline client would do is down in the C libraries, which are already
> well-covered by our test framework.
Would you prefer if I took the more direct approach and just built
thorough tests for the Python bindings? I'm not married to the idea of
creating a command-line client in Python. :) In fact, it might make my
life easier to take the direct approach. What do you think?

Cheers,

David

-- 
David James -- http://www.cs.toronto.edu/~james
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