SPAM-LOW: Re: [Mono-devel-list] [PATCH] Check for assembly attributes

Charlie Poole charlie at
Sat Aug 6 14:41:56 EDT 2005

Hi Ben,

> On Thu, 2005-08-04 at 00:07 -0500, Carlos Alberto Cortez wrote:
> > > This precludes us from using the assembly in 
> mscorlib.dll. It could 
> > > potentially be useful to use there -- say to let us write nunit 
> > > tests that poked at internals.
> > 
> > I'm not very sure about the scenarios you are thinking in. 
> Could you 
> > please show some detailed examples?
> For example, I add an internal api to corlib called 
> FooParser. I want to write nunit tests, so what I do is make 
> the nunit assembly be able to see corlib's insides.

I'm not sure I'd want to be able to do that so easily. I'm weak and
might succumb to the temptation of testing the insides rather than
designing the parser so I didn't need to see the insides. :-)


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