[rspec-users] How much test data to use in specs

Mark Wilden mark at mwilden.com
Wed Aug 27 15:28:21 EDT 2008


On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 12:05 PM, Nick Hoffman <nick at deadorange.com> wrote:

> On 2008-08-27, at 14:55, Jonathan Linowes wrote:
>
>> what if my office were at
>>
>>        Route 102 & Yahoo! Way, Suite #123
>>
>> :)
>>
>
> Good point. Thinking about it again, there's probably not all that much
> need to prevent addresses from having symbols such as !, &, ", etc. If
> people really want to put them in, why not?
>

Validation isn't just about preventing users from doing things they want to
do - it's also to prevent errors.

At any rate, what consitutes a valid address is a business rule, and isn't a
programming issue.

///ark
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