[rspec-users] story vs feature (was Documentation for Plain-Text Stories)

aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Mon Aug 25 11:19:30 EDT 2008

On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 5:12 PM, Jonathan Linowes
<jonathan at parkerhill.com> wrote:
> On Aug 24, 2008, at 12:31 PM, David Chelimsky wrote:
>> In terms of the feature (which is the report), I see this as just
>> another scenario.
>> In terms of driving development and estimating effort, I see this as a
>> new User Story.
>> Does this clarify or further confuse?
> I see your scenario of 499 registrants as a new feature of the existing
> story :)

In light of what David and I have said previously, I would express it
exactly the other way around:

"The scenarios in this user story describe an expansion of the
existing feature."

In other words, the story (and its scenarios) are inputs to the
development. The output is a fatter feature.


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