[rspec-users] Cucumber - Ambiguous steps

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 09:21:40 EDT 2008


On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 8:13 AM, aslak hellesoy
<aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 3:07 PM, Joseph Wilk <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:
>> David Chelimsky wrote:
>>> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 3:54 AM, Joseph Wilk <lists at ruby-forum.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> You can still use non-regular expression steps in Cucumber:
>>>>
>>>> I've been unable to think of a good example where I would want only a
>>>> partial match of a step. Throwing away the unmatched characters. Does
>>>> anyone have good examples where they would?
>>>
>>> I think you've got this right and exposed a bug. Wanna report it to
>>> lighthouse and/or fix it?
>>
>> Sure I'll report it and write a patch.
>>
>
> Hold on.
>
> If you want the regexp to match until the end of the string, why don't
> you just stick a $ at the end of the Regexp?
>
> That's how regexen work. I don't see why they should work any
> differently when used in Cucumber.

My previous comments withdrawn. I agree with Aslak.

Cheers,
David

>
> Aslak
>
>> Thanks,
>> Joseph Wilk
>>
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> David


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