[Zope3-dev] __repr__ of ValidationErrors in zope.schema

Christian Zagrodnick cz at gocept.com
Fri Aug 24 04:00:19 EDT 2007


I'm implementing the getValidationErrors thingy right now and once 
again stumbled upon the ValidationErrors. Their __repr__ is all but 

For instance "TooSmall":

>>> TooSmall(8, 10)
8 10

Another sort of related issue is that you only get the __doc__ string 
when calling the .doc() method. "Value is too small." doesn't help a 

Something like "The value 8 is too small. At least 10 is required." 
would be much more informative.

What should we do about this?

Christian Zagrodnick

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