[rspec-users] Deprecating the mocking framework?

Priit Tamboom priit.tamboom at eesti.ee
Wed Sep 5 05:58:07 EDT 2007

On 9/3/07, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've talked this over w/ a couple of the other committers and we've
> decided that we will NOT be deprecating the mock framework, at least
> for the foreseeable future. If/when we do, it will happen with plenty
> of notice and a clear, painless (as much as is possible) upgrade path.
> To be clear: this decision is purely pragmatic. Benefits of the
> existing framework cited in this thread are significant (one-stop
> shop, generated specs for the rails plugin, etc). And the amount of
> work it would take to do it right (backwards compatibility, easy
> upgrade path, support for multiple external frameworks, etc) far
> exceeds the perceived cost of maintaining the existing framework.
> Cheers,
> David
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Very good news indeed, all thanks to rspec core!

Priit at happy.nuby.rspecter

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