[rspec-users] validate_presence_of

Pat Maddox pat.maddox at gmail.com
Wed Feb 18 20:29:22 EST 2009

On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 4:39 PM, Fernando Perez <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> Yi Wen wrote:
>> Hello,
>> according to this post:
>> http://blog.davidchelimsky.net/2009/1/13/rspec-1-1-12-is-released
>> I should be able to write:
>> describe User do
>>   it {should valdate_presence_of(:login)}
>> end
> What's the point in testing validates_presence_of for a model? It's
> already tested in the framework, and so readable that a quick glance on
> the model says it all. I would only test it if I added some bizarre
> behavior with procs and so on.
> What's the community's position about that?
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I'm with you, but there's nothing even *close* to consensus on this.
A lot of people liken it to double-entry bookkeeping.


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