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Re: Please be very lenient in your test timeouts--or don't write them!


On Jun 05, 2012, at 11:26 AM, Julian Edwards wrote:

>FWIW, Twisted has a fake clock that you can wind forwards/backwards at will 
>which is really handy for this sort of thing.

I have a likely much more horrible version of something similar in Mailman 3.


It does require diligent coding, i.e. to use mailman.utils.datetime instead of
the built-in datetime, but it works quite well for all the various
date-related tests I've got (e.g. expiring pending requests after 3 days, or
only autoresponding once per day, etc.)


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