[Backgroundrb-devel] [PATCH] x 2 - Fix for "null pointer exception" when ask_status is called before worker is run, and docfixes

hemant gethemant at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 15:34:45 EST 2008

Hi Cheah,

On Jan 10, 2008 7:59 AM, Cheah Chu Yeow <chuyeow at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Hemant, thanks for the detailed explanation. First off, let me just say
> that I really appreciate you stepping up to take over - I knew how it
> happened (Ezra not having time and such). And I think you are referring to
> my comment in  http://dominiek.com/articles/2008/1/9/wigitize-com-post-digg.
> Dominiek (that blogger) also calls you a prick in an earlier blog post which
> of course is terribly uncalled for.
>  I'd like to help out with add testcases (or specs actually, which I prefer
> more in this case since RSpec allows you to do mocking really easily) so
> when I do get some time (I spend most of my "Open Source time" on Rails)
> I'll be sure to chime in with some patches.
>  Anyway, don't let it get to you, you're doing a good job but I can see that
> there's probably not enough hands helping by contributing back to
> BackgrounDRb - a one-man show is not easy!

Thanks man. I prefer Test/Spec because it has worked better than RSpec
for me in past. Test Helpers are written with Test/Spec in mind.
I will be working on this, coming weekend. If you want to help, I will
be available on #backgroundrb on freenode.

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