[rspec-users] #describe behavior with a module

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Sun Feb 17 08:09:33 EST 2008

On Feb 17, 2008 12:59 AM, Gary Wright <gwtmp01 at mac.com> wrote:
> On Feb 16, 2008, at 6:10 PM, David Chelimsky wrote:
> > That was done initially to support Rails helper specs. As it turns
> > out, I usually wrap add a #helper method that returns self in those
> > cases to make it explicit. So I'm not sure of it's value, but removing
> > it (unfortunately) would probably break myriad specs out there.
> >
> > We should definitely improve the docs though.
> It is quite odd.  Perhaps a flag and/or alternate method name to turn
> off that behavior?   In my case my module also extends the including
> module with class methods so it seems like a great way to get some
> pretty obscure name clashes.

Personally I'd just as soon deprecate it rather than add a flag. Let
me write up a separate email to get feedback on this.

> Gary Wright
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