[rspec-users] Mocking: brittle specs and tight coupling?

Phlip phlip2005 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 12 23:27:56 EDT 2009


Zach Dennis wrote:

>> My current day-job's most important project has a test suite that suffered
>> from abuse of that concept. The original team, without enough refactoring,
>> were cloning and modifying very-high-level tests, making them longer, and
>> using them to TDD new features into the bottom of the models layer. Don't do
>> that.
> 
> This sounds like an issue with the team.

And yet they didn't abuse mocks. (-:



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