[rspec-users] plain text stories: motivation number 27

Jonathan Linowes jonathan at parkerhill.com
Wed Oct 17 11:19:08 EDT 2007

On Oct 17, 2007, at 10:41 AM, David Chelimsky wrote:

> 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.
> Thoughts?
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wow, and maybe some day, you could press a button to generate a  
screencast of a story...
(almost not kidding...)

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