[rspec-users] ANN: RSpec 0.9.0 beta-1 available for download.

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 17:56:00 EDT 2007


On 4/5/07, Scott Taylor <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
>
> When are you going to convert trunk to 0.9?  Do you more-or-less have
> a time frame? (I understand these things are set in stone).
>
> In the mean time, should I be patching against trunk, or is there a
> convenient way to patch against 0.9 right now?
>
> Best,
>
> Scott

I emailed about this a couple of times yesterday. The trunk is NOW
0.9, so you should be patching the trunk.

Thanks,
David

>
>
>
> On Apr 4, 2007, at 12:33 PM, aslak hellesoy wrote:
>
> > We'd like to get some feedback on RSpec 0.9 before we start pushing
> > out releases via Rubyforge's gem server and update the website. We
> > have therefore made the first beta of 0.9 available - both prepackaged
> > and tagged in subversion (see below).
> >
> > RSpec 0.9 introduces a new API for expectations, which essentially
> > means that your underscores go away (there has been other discussions
> > on the lists about this). In addition to this, you can say describe/it
> > instead of context/specify. We believe this will lead to even more
> > readable - and well-written specs. (context/specify will still be
> > supported for a while).
> >
> > == Translator ==
> > In order to ease the transition from 0.8 to 0.9, we have included a
> > tool to translate your 0.8 style specs to 0.9 style. After installing
> > the 0.9 gem, you should run:
> >
> > spec_translator path_to_my_spec_dir path_to_my_translated_spec_dir
> >
> > (or alternatively, if you have your code under version control and can
> > do a revert if things go wrong:)
> >
> > spec_translator path_to_my_spec_dir path_to_my_spec_dir
> >
> > (This will translate your specs in-place)
> >
> > == Where to get it ==
> >
> > RSpec core is available here:
> >
> > * http://rspec.rubyforge.org/rspec-0.9.0.gem
> > * http://rspec.rubyforge.org/rspec-0.9.0.tgz
> > * http://rspec.rubyforge.org/rspec-0.9.0.zip
> > * http://rspec.rubyforge.org/RSpec-0.9.0.tmbundle.tgz
> >
> > == Rails users ==
> > For those of you who want to install 0.9 beta as plugins, the svn
> > URLs are:
> > * svn://rubyforge.org/var/svn/rspec/tags/REL_0_9_0_BETA_1/rspec
> > * svn://rubyforge.org/var/svn/rspec/tags/REL_0_9_0_BETA_1/
> > rspec_on_rails
> >
> > (Don't forget to do do a "script generate rspec" to update your
> > local files)
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Aslak
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