[rspec-users] Indentation Conventions for Ruby and Cucumber

Andrew Premdas apremdas at gmail.com
Sun Dec 7 02:30:10 EST 2008


Original post was somewhat flippant :)

To be more precise. This style is

  "aligning on the first letter of the second word"

and basically is treating the first word as a label and the rest as content,
and using indentation to differentiate (hopefully clearly)

Andrew


2008/12/6 Mikel Lindsaar <raasdnil at gmail.com>

> On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 1:27 AM, Andrew Premdas <apremdas at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Oh but cucumber features so want to be idented on the I
>>
>>  Scenario: Anonymous user can not duplicate a un-activated account
>>    Given I am an anonymous user
>>      And a registered user Fred exists
>>     When I signup as Fred
>>     Then I should see an error
>>
>> Really need to view above with a monspaced font - if its not coming out
>> that way in your mail reader.
>>
>
> The problem with that however is that it is not compliant with
> Internationalization standards...
>
> Not to mention it would then naturally bias someone toward using an
> enforced I.
>
> What if I didn't want to use an "I", but an "it" say, in terms of an API
> that is being talked to by another system...
>
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