[rspec-users] Testing on enter state

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 08:52:12 EST 2008


On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 7:17 AM, Ramon Tayag <ramon.tayag at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was reading some old posts on how we shouldn't test private methods,
> but there seemed to be an exception for states.
>
> When my model enters a state, a method is executed. (:on => Proc ...)
> I just want to test this method.  I couldn't find much material on it.
>  How can I go about this?

While there are always exceptions to guidelines, I've never seen a
general exception to "don't test privates" for states.

Are you averse to just going at this from the public API?

>
> Thanks,
> Ramon Tayag
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