[rspec-users] class << self considered harmful... really?

Avdi Grimm avdi at avdi.org
Wed Nov 26 12:21:30 EST 2008

On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 12:17 PM, Matt Wynne <matt at mattwynne.net> wrote:
>> And class variables are problematic in Rails in development mode because
>> of class reloading.
> And more generally dangerous for threading reasons, right?

All of the above.  My rule of thumb is: don't use them unless I have a
very, very good reason.  I can't think of the last time I had that
good a reason.


Home: http://avdi.org
Developer Blog: http://avdi.org/devblog/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/avdi
Journal: http://avdi.livejournal.com

More information about the rspec-users mailing list