[rspec-users] Old Style Stories

Kero rspec-users at kero.tmfweb.nl
Fri Feb 22 22:23:12 EST 2008

> >  >  so is writing in Ruby". This begs the question now that we have plain
> >  >  text stories. Can we make the ruby-based stories more developer
> >  >  friendly? Perhaps remove string identifiers, use symbols. Quit passing
> >  >  in blocks to story parts, assume each story part is a method call, and
> >  >  I'm sure there are other things that could be suggested as well.
> >
> >  You can do all of this already except using symbols instead of
> >  Strings, something which doesn't strike me as more readable. Here's an
> >  example:
> >
> >  http://pastie.caboo.se/155775
> And here's another example with a bit more reuse expressed in the
> steps at the expense of more complexity in the steps. Which approach
> is better? I can't really say one is always better than the other. I
> choose based on readability in a given context. Just exploring
> possibilities.


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