[rspec-users] spec'ing validates_uniqueness_of :whatever

Pat Maddox pergesu at gmail.com
Fri Apr 4 02:02:57 EDT 2008


On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 10:41 PM, Steven Baker <steven at stevenrbaker.com> wrote:
>  If you were to write an example that creates two models, and ensures
>  that the duplicate errored appropriately, my "rule" is violated.  Each
>  of your examples is then specifying the behaviour of the
>  validates_uniqueness_of method, which you didn't write.

I don't really agree with this.  The desired behavior is to disallow
two records with the same data.  v_u_o is simply a quick and easy
means to that end.

Pat


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