[rspec-users] Reason for _spec.rb convention
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Tue Sep 4 05:35:12 EDT 2007
On 3 Sep 2007, at 15:37, David Chelimsky wrote:
> But it is an interesting idea that we should stay open to. Perhaps
> more compelling reasons for such a change will appear in the future.
I like the sound of .spec in a way. It shortens the filenames which
is always a bonus for TM users. I can see the issue with file
associations, but it's easy enough to change these for TextMate.
(Although, allegedly, there are some Ruby developers that don't use
In favour of .spec, Rake has its own extension (.rake). You could
argue that RSpec is not much more tied to Ruby code than Rake is.
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