[rspec-users] color output?

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 16:06:32 EDT 2007


On 10/2/07, Jonathan Linowes <jonathan at parkerhill.com> wrote:
>
> On Oct 2, 2007, at 3:45 PM, David Chelimsky wrote:
>
> > I didn't realize we had taken this private - I'd like to keep this
> > discussion on the list so others can contribute to it. OK with you?
> >
> > On 10/2/07, Jonathan Linowes <jonathan at parkerhill.com> wrote:
> >> Thanks, I know you cant help my rubyforge issue, I was just
> >> explaining.
> >>
> >> At a minimum, if there were some way to let me manually include
> >> formatting tags in the description strings

I *think* that if you're using the html report format, you can just
include html tags in your descriptions.

As for supporting some sort of custom formatting syntax so that
coloring works in plain text and html output, personally, that seems
like overkill.

What to others think?

> >>
> >>
> >> On Oct 2, 2007, at 3:12 PM, David Chelimsky wrote:
> >>
> >>> On 10/2/07, Jonathan Linowes <jonathan at parkerhill.com> wrote:
> >>>> Hi David,
> >>>>
> >>>> well, I think this came up before.
> >>>>
> >>>> i'm registered on rubyforge but it wont let me log in. When i
> >>>> request
> >>>> new activation email it says my account is already active. I've
> >>>> requested a new password and successfully changed it. But still
> >>>> wont
> >>>> let me log in. Cookies are enabled, I've cleared cookies. I'm on a
> >>>> mac, and tried with both FF and Safari. Same deal.
> >>>>
> >>>> I've futzed with it enough and dont have time now. Maybe
> >>>> something to
> >>>> do with our firewall or ISP, I dont know, except I dont have this
> >>>> problem with any other sites.
> >>>
> >>> Not much I can do about that. Please take this up with Rubyforge's
> >>> maintainers.
> >>>
> >>>> If you'd like, here's my FR:
> >>>>
> >>>> In a story with a bunch of different scenarios that vary by
> >>>> just  one
> >>>> (or two) things. When Each scenario may have many Given's (and/or
> >>>> Then's), it's hard to see what's different.
> >>>>
> >>>> Presently I highlight the differences with asterix (Given "**system
> >>>> has no user**". The next scenario may say  Given "**user is
> >>>> registered but not logged in**")
> >>>>
> >>>> Feature request: let me use color or some other way to highlight
> >>>> the
> >>>> text that describes whats different from one scenario to the next.
> >>>
> >>> Well - since you can't get to the tracker, lets flesh this out
> >>> here. I
> >>> can't promise you that I'll respond to all issues you have here
> >>> in the
> >>> list - so please do work w/ the folks at rubyforge to resolve that
> >>> issue.
> >>>
> >>> In any case - I'm not really sure what you're looking for from your
> >>> description. Do you want to be able to highlight things yourself
> >>> using
> >>> color? How would you do that? Or do you mean that rspec's output
> >>> should identify differences between scenarios and report those in
> >>> different colors?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks
> >>>>
> >>>> linoj
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On Oct 2, 2007, at 2:18 PM, David Chelimsky wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> On 10/2/07, Jonathan Linowes <jonathan at parkerhill.com> wrote:
> >>>>>> feature request:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> http://rspec.rubyforge.org/community/contribute.html
> >>>>> http://rubyforge.org/tracker/?atid=3152&group_id=797&func=browse
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> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>
> >>
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