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

aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Mon Aug 25 12:53:02 EDT 2008


On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 5:37 PM, Jonathan Linowes
<jonathan at parkerhill.com> wrote:
>
> On Aug 25, 2008, at 11:19 AM, aslak hellesoy wrote:
>
>> 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.
>>
>> Aslak
>
> Aslak, so in terms of the cucumber runner and BDD development process, where
> would you add the scenario? reopen an existing .story file?
>

Yes, add it to an existing .feature file (or create a new one if the
story's scenario don't fit in an existing feature).

Aslak

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