[rspec-users] Indentation Conventions for Ruby and Cucumber

Pat Maddox pergesu at gmail.com
Mon Dec 8 15:31:11 EST 2008


I think that's ugly.  Better to use syntax highlighting in an editor, imo.

Pat


"Andrew Premdas" <apremdas at gmail.com> writes:

> 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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