[rspec-users] Testing on enter state

Ramon Tayag ramon.tayag at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 08:55:20 EST 2008


Not sure if I'm understanding right, but no, I can make the method
public -- I just got used to methods, that aren't (or don't need to
be) called by anything but its owner, being private.

If I make it public it solves my question somewhat :)

Thanks,
Ramon Tayag



On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 9:52 PM, David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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