[mocha-developer] Beyond multiple return values

James Mead jamesmead44 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 06:46:00 EDT 2007


On 12/03/07, James Moore <jamesthepiper at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 3/9/07, James Mead <jamesmead44 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Adding raises() to TestObject seems a bit intrusive.
> > >
> >
> > In what way do you think it would be intrusive?
>
> It's adding a method to another, basically unrelated, class object just to
> change the readability of mocks.  It seems goofy to add a method to a
> class
> where the new method has little or no interaction with the class it
> belongs
> to.
>
> - James Moore
>

I agree it's not very object-oriented, but I'd be happy to sacrifice this
for readability. Readability is very important to me.

Thanks for responding - it helps to know why you think it would be
intrusive.

-- 
James.
http://blog.floehopper.org


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