[rspec-users] Going beyond the default html formatter/report?

Scott Taylor mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com
Tue Sep 11 17:28:56 EDT 2007

On Sep 11, 2007, at 4:54 PM, David Chelimsky wrote:

> On 9/11/07, Geoffrey Wiseman <geoffrey.wiseman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 9/9/07, Priit Tamboom <priit.tamboom at eesti.ee> wrote:
>>> I wonder does anybody planning to go beyond the default html
>> formatter/report?
>> Two things on that subject came up today, during some RSpec work.   
>> It would
>> be nice if:
>> The report contained pending messages, when specified, e.g.:
>>> describe "Secure passwords with MD5" do
>>>     pending "Waiting on selection of an MD5 library."
>>> end
>> The HTML report contains 'Secure passwords with MD5' as pending,  
>> but does
>> not add the explanation as to why.
>> It would be nice to be able to use DHTML expansion to see the  
>> source of the
>> spec, sometimes; when we're doing walkthroughs with the customer
>> representative, it's useful for him to be able to see the source  
>> as well as
>> the descriptions.   - Geoffrey
> These are great suggestions. Please, please, please put these in
> feature requests where they are guaranteed to stay on the radar and
> not on this list where they are guaranteed to get lost in the shuffle.

Good idea.  I'll do this for my feature now.


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