Native Assertion module?

Rick Waldron waldron.rick at gmail.com
Tue Feb 14 10:45:44 PST 2012


On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 1:51 AM, David Herman <dherman at mozilla.com> wrote:

> On Feb 13, 2012, at 4:03 PM, Rick Waldron wrote:
>
> > I speak for myself and my colleagues when I say that we've had our fill
> of including scripts _just_ for the sake of having a common testing
> interface.
>
> A reasonable point. OTOH, I wouldn't want to over-engineer. And the larger
> the API, the harder it will be to standardize. I'm thinking maybe just a
> couple bare-bones primitives:
>
> 1. AssertionError <: Error
> 2. assert(x === 12); // throws an AssertionError with a default error
> message
> 3. assert(x === 12, "twelve, supposedly") // throws an AssertionError with
> the given error message
>

Bingo :)



>
> Thoughts?
>
> Dave
>
>
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