[rspec-users] artificial sugar causes cancer

Jay Levitt lists-rspec at shopwatch.org
Mon Nov 20 14:41:11 EST 2006

Nick Sieger wrote:

> I also happen to like the underscore approach in the case of things like 
> "array.should_be_empty" to test for "array.empty? == true".  But I'd 
> concede that syntax if we could settle on something else.  Maybe I just 
> need to retrain my own eyes to be more accepting of " array.should_be 
> :empty".  Is it just me?

No, I like .should_be_empty and its ilk too... but I understand that 
method_missing is a huge can of worms, so I'll sadly give it up if it 
makes the code more stable and gives the guys more time to work on stuff 
like integration testing!


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