[rspec-users] Down with Lambda!!

Jonathan Linowes jonathan at parkerhill.com
Sun Nov 18 15:59:21 EST 2007


# for readability
alias :running :lambda

Q.E.D.


On Nov 18, 2007, at 2:07 PM, Shane Mingins wrote:

>
> On 18/11/2007, at 1:01 PM, David Chelimsky wrote:
>> We're still writing Ruby here, aren't we!!!
>>
>> Cheers,
>> David
>>
>>
>
>
> Wanted to share my initial reaction to your Ruby statement.
>
> Are we writing Ruby here?  Or are we writing specifications?  Are we
> not using the power of the Ruby language to construct a DSL that
> allows us to construct specifications about the behaviour of our code?
>
> Wouldn't the ideal be that I could create Behaviour specifications
> using RSpec or JSpec or CSpec (or whatever) using language that is
> natural to writing specifications?  So something like lambda ...
> which is a word I always have trouble typing ;-) ... would not seem
> natural to the domain of BDD?
>
> These were just my initial thoughts :-)
>
> On the actual implementation side ... if I really wanted doing in my
> specs I would add the one line and not really care too much that this
> is what I need to do.
>
> Cheers
> Shane
>
>
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