[rspec-users] Unexpected message on :attr_accessor

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 16:00:28 EST 2007


On Dec 4, 2007 2:54 PM, Jonathan Linowes <jonathan at parkerhill.com> wrote:
>
> >>
> >> This should be:
> >>
> >> @user.should_receive(:password_confirmation=)
> >>
> >
> > Lots of beginners make this mistake. Maybe RSpec's mock framework
> > should be smart enough to suggest this fix by itself.
> >
> > Patch anyone?
> >
> > Aslak
> >>
>
> perhaps be even more explicit that it's an accessor, like
>
> User.should_set(:password_confirmation)
> User.should_get(:password_confirmation)

This is silly. Mock frameworks are not there to help you learn the
language. Adding getter/setter knowledge into a framework is
completely backwards.

-1000

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