[rspec-users] need help getting a word right
philodespotos at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 23:43:00 EDT 2007
David Chelimsky wrote:
> Consise? Yes. But I'm not psyched about 'specify' either. There IS a
> perfect word for this situation. What is it? Suggestions?
Personally, I disagree. For examples like that, I think 'specify' is a
pretty ideal word. It reads exactly as I want it to. Depending on what
I'm describing, I tend to use either 'it' or 'specify' exclusively, but
I definitely do mix them throughout my projects. (I always use
The only problem I ever have is when the specify block needs to be
larger than a line, and 'specify do' reads poorly -- which may be what
you have against it, too. So far, I've just tried to avoid that...
Of course, I say that now, and then someone will have a great suggestion
for a word that makes tons more sense.
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