[rspec-users] plain text stories: motivation number 27
dchelimsky at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 10:41:27 EDT 2007
This is mostly theoretical, but ...
I'm starting to use lighthouse (http://llighthouseapp.com) for my
projects at work. I'm organizing iterations as milestones and stories
as tickets tagged to a milestone.
Lighthouse offers an API so that you can write access the data in your
account and write apps to process that data.
I think you see where this is going.
It seems to me that a plain text story could be stored in a lighthouse
ticket, read in via the lighthouse API ... AND EXECUTED BY STORY
Call me crazy :)
Sure, this is theoretical in terms of lighthouse - but it reveals an
important benefit of plain text stories: it would be possible to
express stories in any of a variety of systems and have them consumed
by an adapter that feeds them in to story runner.
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