[rspec-users] Documentation for Plain-Text Stories

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Mon Aug 18 16:09:11 EDT 2008


On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 2:46 PM, Jim Morris <ml at e4net.com> wrote:
> aslak hellesoy wrote:
>
>>
>> The RSpec Story runner is likely to be deprecated in favour of the new
>> feature runner (temporarily called Cucumber).
>> http://www.nabble.com/-ANN--Cucumber-td18876816.html
>
> This is REALLY bad news!! I asked this question a while back, I have a LOT
> of code using story runner, I have committed to do all my integration
> testing via stories, although the ruby style ones not the plain text ones.
>
> To hear that they will be deprecated is not good news, and will cause me a
> lot of grief if I have to rewrite several thousand lines of code, or I
> simply won't be able to use the latest RSpec.
>
> I suggest that cucumber stay separate, and RSpec keep the story runner,
> either as core or as an add on.
>
> Deprecating something that is being used extensively will not make your
> users happy.

Unless of course they are provided an easy transition to a new tool
that's much better :)

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