[rspec-users] Can I do foo.should (be_nil || be_empty) in rspec

Andrew Premdas apremdas at gmail.com
Tue Nov 4 11:57:10 EST 2008


Oh I was definitely into theoretical speculation here :) - haven't got a
particular case at the moment

2008/11/4 Zach Dennis <zach.dennis at gmail.com>

> On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 11:36 AM, Andrew Premdas <apremdas at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Ok I see. I was approaching this more from the syntax that my stories can
> > express rather than what my code does. However from these replies and a
> > re-read of the cucumber wiki I can see that any step that requires the
> > (foo||bar) construct is by definition a conjunction and can be broken
> into
> > smaller steps.
> > However we only have 'And' available in stories, do we need 'Or'?
>
> What is your scenario that you are thinking of using an "or" ? This
> may be helpful, otherwise we're going to speculating about the
> theoretical use cases. I'd rather focus on your specific use case. :)
>
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