[rspec-users] "they" synonym for "it"?

aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 07:52:54 EDT 2007


On 7/11/07, Ashley Moran <work at ashleymoran.me.uk> wrote:
> I've noticed that I phrase a lot of shared behaviours in plural, eg
>
>    describe "All payment_details views"
>
> How about a "they" alias to "it" so you can write
>
>    describe "All payment_details views", :shared => true do
>      they "should have a card number field" do
>        # ...
>      end
>    end
>
> WDYT?
>

I'm a little worried that If we add this alias, people are going to
want umpteen other aliases like it_should etc.

It should be easy for you to just alias that method locally in your project

Aslak

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