[rspec-devel] Splitting up the APIs

Jay jay at jayfields.com
Sat Nov 25 20:01:29 EST 2006


You can (and probably should) unpack a particular gem locally in your  
project.  At that point, the API wont change at all. This doesn't  
solve your problems when you need a new version of the gem, but if  
the gem already does everything you need then it might help.
Jay

On Nov 25, 2006, at 7:07 PM, Wilson Bilkovich wrote:

> On 11/25/06, aslak hellesoy <aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Christian (http://tinyurl.com/sr665) and Rick
>> (http://tinyurl.com/y736tq) have taken the ideas they like from  
>> RSpec,
>> reimplemented it in their own way (NIH) and released it to the  
>> public.
>> Competition is good - as long as it brings something new to the  
>> table.
>> I'm not sure what these two clones do better though.
>>
>
> They don't change the API every 12 seconds. =(
>
> I've considered switching to Chrstian's even though I would miss
> certain RSpec features, simply because it is less of a moving target.
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