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Author diekhans
Recipients Yaroslav.Halchenko, abingham, brian.curtin, diekhans, eric.araujo, eric.snow, exarkun, ezio.melotti, fperez, michael.foord, nchauvat, ncoghlan, pere.martir, pitrou, r.david.murray, terry.reedy
Date 2012-01-16.07:31:47
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Message-id <1326699108.79.0.0187448644639.issue12600@psf.upfronthosting.co.za>
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The lack of the ability to pass a parameter to a test case is a very
frustrating restriction with unittest. The frequent need if for a database
connection for testing database related classes.

Yes, there are lots of other ways to work around it, but they tend to involved need to understand and subclass several pieces of the unittest
framework.

An enthusiastic yes on this.
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2012-01-16 07:31:49diekhanssetrecipients: + diekhans, terry.reedy, exarkun, ncoghlan, pitrou, ezio.melotti, eric.araujo, r.david.murray, michael.foord, brian.curtin, fperez, Yaroslav.Halchenko, nchauvat, abingham, eric.snow, pere.martir
2012-01-16 07:31:48diekhanssetmessageid: <1326699108.79.0.0187448644639.issue12600@psf.upfronthosting.co.za>
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