[rspec-users] Shoulda

Jonathan Leighton j at jonathanleighton.com
Thu Jan 10 19:04:53 EST 2008

On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 17:59 -0600, David Chelimsky wrote:
> Another issue is BDD philosophy. BDD is about behaviour. should
> have_many(:posts) is not behaviour. It is structure. I understand that
> there are people who view this differently, and I would not want to
> get in the way of anyone using that approach, but RSpec should not be
> sporting conveniences, even very pragmatic ones, that fundamentally go
> against the grain of BDD.

Out of interest, how would/do you test associations David? What if
should have_many(:posts) tested the behaviour of the association rather
than whether it's defined?

Jonathan Leighton

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