[rspec-users] Cucumber ".should contain(expected) does but fails anyway

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 15:18:13 EDT 2009


On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 2:09 PM, James Byrne <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> David Chelimsky wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 1:45 PM, James Byrne <lists at ruby-forum.com>
>> wrote:
>>> this worked:
>>> I am not throwing out RSpec or using it any less. �I just had to get
>>> � � � � � � got "<title>Bank of Canada: Noon Foreign Exchange
>>> Rates</title>"
>>>
>>> � � �(equal?: expected object is not the object returned, did you mean
>>> '==')
>>> � � � (Spec::Expectations::ExpectationNotMetError)
>>
>> I can live with that. Do you want to make a patch? If not I'll just add
>> it.
>
> I'll try and make a patch first.  If that does not work out then I will
> beg a boon of you to do it.
>
> I think that the error message should change too. Instead of:
>
>        expected "<title>Bank of Canada: Noon Foreign Exchange
> Rates</title>"
>             got "<title>Bank of Canada: Noon Foreign Exchange
> Rates</title>"
>
> An equal? failure probably should return the metaclass like:
>
>        expected "#<Class:#<String:0x2b6950315300>>"
>             got "#<Class:#<String:0x2b695026e898>>"
>
> yada yada....
>
> WDYT?

I like the idea, though I think it's helpful to also have the strings
in the case of String objects. But having the class and object id
would really help tell the story we're looking for.

wdYt?

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