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Guido van van Rossum

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Python 3000 Plea for Help (View in Weblogs)
Posted: Aug 6, 2007 8:05 PM
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We're closing in on the first Python 3000 alpha release (promised for the end of August). I'd love help with fixing the last 11 unit tests that are still failing.
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We're down to 11 failing test in the py3k-struni branch. I'd like to get this down to zero ASAP so that we can retire the old p3yk branch (yes, with typo!) and rename py3k-struni to py3k. (Update: thanks everybody who helped! We're down to zero now.)

Please help! Here's the list of failing tests:

  • test_ctypes: Recently one test started failing again, after Martin changed PyUnicode_FromStringAndSize() to use UTF8 instead of Latin1. (Update: fixed)
  • test_email, test_email_codecs, test_email_renamed: Can someone contact the email-sig and ask for help with these?
  • test_minidom: Recently started failing again; probably shallow. (Update: fixed)
  • test_sqlite: Virgin territory, probably best done by whoever wrote the code or at least someone with time to spare. (Update: someone promised to do it)
  • test_tarfile: Virgin territory again (but different owner :-). (Update: fixed)
  • test_urllib2_localnet, test_urllib2net: I think Jeremy Hylton may be close to fixing these, he's done a lot of work on urllib and httplib. (Update: one got fixed)
  • test_xml_etree_c: Virgin territory again. (Update: fixed)

There are also a few tests that only fail on CYGWIN or OSX; I won't bother listing these.

If you want to help, please refer to this wiki page: http://wiki.python.org/moin/Py3kStrUniTests

There are also other tasks; see http://wiki.python.org/moin/Py3kToDo

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