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Date 2013-11-16.15:44:18
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A third counterargument is:

3. Newer developers (and even seasoned ones) adding new tests may use existing tests as a model for best practices. If the existing tests model sub-optimal practices, then those practices will be perpetuated both in the codebase and in the minds of contributors.

Given that Serhiy has so diligently prepared and updated the patch, I'm inclined to say the codebase would be better off accepting the patch.

David, can you imagine a process by which a patch like this could be acceptable?
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