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Author martin.panter
Recipients martin.panter, rbcollins
Date 2016-06-29.09:56:25
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If I remove the value == 'None' check, there are two failures in the test suite:

1. test_decimal fails, but only because the test was changed in revision 5f3dd0a2b1ab to accommodate the very bug I am complaining about. IMO this was a case of “fixing” the test instead of fixing the bug, so it is okay to restore the test.

2. The following test, added in revision ecaafc32c500:

def test_without_exception(self):
    err = traceback.format_exception_only(None, None)
    self.assertEqual(err, ['None\n'])

It was apparently added so that print_exc() would output “None” when called with no exception set. This is the case for Python 2. However in the Python 3 versions I have tried, print_exc() either raises AttributeError or prints “NoneType”. In any case, the test does not seem to be testing anything valid according to the documentation, so I propose to remove it.
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