[Zope3-dev] __repr__ of ValidationErrors in zope.schema
jim at zope.com
Fri Aug 24 09:52:00 EDT 2007
On Aug 24, 2007, at 4:00 AM, Christian Zagrodnick wrote:
> 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 lot.
> Something like "The value 8 is too small. At least 10 is required."
> would be much more informative.
> What should we do about this?
While better __str__s or __reprs__ is often nice, as a general
principal, errors should be displayed through adaptation -- basically
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