[rspec-users] it "should [action] ..." vs it with an active voice

Pat Maddox pergesu at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 22:03:28 EST 2007


On 11/12/07, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 12, 2007 8:09 PM, Pat Maddox <pergesu at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The difference is that the story is an authoritative
> > spec of how the system should behave, and the description has no
> > authority at all.
>
> I don't have that sense at all. Where do you get that from?
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>From the belief that the customer is the ultimate authority on what it
means for the system to behave acceptably, and the fact that stories
are customer-facing and specs are developer-facing.

Pat


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