[Nitro] OG and ruby-dbi

Dan North dan at tastapod.com
Tue Aug 28 16:06:52 EDT 2007

Hi Mark.

I'm a committer on rspec, and I'll be happy to help you to use rspec to 
describe nitro/og behaviour (either via this list or directly).

Also, the rspec community itself is very helpful and responsive (mail 
lists at http://rubyforge.org/mail/?group_id=797).


Mark Van De Vyver wrote:
> Hi,
> As a exercise in 'cutting-my-teeth', I thought to try and implement a
> DBI adapter for OG.  Googling the nitro mail-list archive showed one
> previous question about this and it didn't suggest that this is
> 'impossible'/fraught with difficulty - is this still the case?
> Of course this may be redundant, but my main goal is to get to know
> OG/Ruby/ORM etc.
> I noticed the test folder in OG is relatively sparse, and I was
> intending to try and use R-spec as I went along....
> I'll be looking at how other projects have used DBI (and have already
> seen some tips), but I'd appreciate an opportunity to ask
> questions/get advice.
> A couple of questions.
> Which is the most active/preferred communication forum, the mail-list
> or the freenode irc channel? (I'm in Sydney,Oz so that might rule irc
> out, but I have ome flexibility in my work hours)
> Any objections/gotchas to using R-spec to do the specs/BDD with OG?
> I'd appreciate any assistance/advice :)
> Regards
> Mark
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