About the name¶
nose is the least silly short synonym for discover in the dictionary.com thesaurus that does not contain the word ‘spy.’
Pythons have noses
The nose knows where to find your tests
Nose Obviates Suite Employment
Similar test runners¶
nose was inspired mainly by py.test, which is a great test runner, but formerly was not all that easy to install, and is not based on unittest.
Test suites written for use with nose should work equally well with py.test, and vice versa, except for the differences in output capture and command line arguments for the respective tools.
License and copyright¶
nose is copyright Jason Pellerin 2005-2009
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA