[rspec-users] Caboosers drop RSpec
sfeley at gmail.com
Tue Nov 4 11:09:21 EST 2008
On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 9:55 AM, Luis Lavena <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 12:32 PM, Fernando Perez <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:
>> But when I read the posts here, most of the time,
>> when someone has a problem he gets pointed to the unfriendly
>> documentation pages or worse, the very thin docs available at github.
> Oh, your statement is wrong.
Not all of it. The list is pretty helpful, sure, but the
documentation _could_ stand for a lot of improvement. I find it very
opaque, too, especially from a "Getting Started" perspective. There
are posts and slideshows scattered all over the blogosphere, but
finding them isn't straightforward. I know there's a book coming, but
it ain't here yet. And the Peepcode videos are good (they're how I
learned) but to watch all of the RSpec ones is over four hours. Also
nearly forty bucks or an annual subscription.
It's something I've been poking at a bit, though haven't had the time
yet to bring things together. So I identify myself as part of the
problem too. I could communicate what little _I_ know about RSpec...
But I haven't yet.
> Pat, Ashley, David and Aslak give quite share of their time answering
> those emails, do a search and you will find out.
That's not a replacement for good documentation. You have to have a
certain grounding before you can even figure out where to go and what
questions to ask -- and I don't feel the most visible resources for
that grounding are as good as they could be.
Steve Eley (sfeley at gmail.com)
ESCAPE POD - The Science Fiction Podcast Magazine
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