[Chandler-dev] Comments requested on new test output format

Grant Baillie grant at osafoundation.org
Wed Jul 12 17:24:56 PDT 2006


On 12 Jul, 2006, at 17:05, Mikeal Rogers wrote:

>
>>   - remove Comment None
>
> So 'None' is obviously just the __str__() from a NoneType object.  
> The default is None, since comments in report calls are optional.  
> We can easily have a check for None, and not display anything in  
> the output string, but this will increase the processing time for  
> each output line by a little bit.

That "little bit" is very little indeed ... try running

python -m timeit -s 'x=object()' 'x is not None'

Even on PPC mac, that's returning a fraction of a microsecond for me.  
I'm OK with an extra second of processing time for a more readable  
million lines of output :).

--Grant



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