[rspec-devel] dogfood time?

Dave Astels dastels at daveastels.com
Wed Oct 11 04:29:27 EDT 2006


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On 10-Oct-06, at 10:27 PM, aslak hellesoy wrote:

> A while ago I brought up the idea of making RSpec self-hosting. I.e.
> completely ditch RSpec's own Test::Unit tests and use RSpec to verify
> itself during the build process.
>
> One of the counter arguments that came up (I think it was Dave) was
> "what if we have bugs that get masked".
>
> I think that at this point RSpec core is mature enough to make it
> worth the risk. I think the risk of having masked bugs is minimal - I
> think we'd discover it quickly if it happened.
>
> What do you think? Is it time to trust our own tool and eat our own  
> dogfood?
> (We'd check in the test2spec generated translations, reformat them and
> delete the Test::Unit tests plus test2spec)

I think you're right that it's ready for that now.

+1

Dave
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