[Rspec-devel] rails_plugin_fix merged to trunk

aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Mon Jul 31 20:35:23 EDT 2006

On 7/31/06, Lachie <lachiec at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Does everyone still agree that we should lose the
> > "controller/functional test" support and go for integration specs
> > instead? (Using rails' app object).
> >
> > I think this would still make it possible to write specs for
> > controllers, but in a better way.
> Perhaps the two approaches could be rolled into separate rails
> plugins, to be mixed in (and matched) via inherit and/or require.
> Individual controller specs are still important to me at the moment,
> but I haven't had the opportunity to try the integration way yet.
> > And for view stuff I'd like to try out something like this:
> > http://www.fearoffish.co.uk/articles/2006/07/28/testing_views_with_style
> +1 though I'd like to see it in a plugin rather than core. For most of
> the stuff I do, rendering html is the least important thing. Things
> like rendering yaml or xml, or transmitting a file are more common
> tasks.
> I see inherit as a way to start putting novel or niche functionality
> into rails plugins. This way the core is kept lean and acquiring new
> functionality is faster and more fine grained.

I love that idea.


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