[rspec-users] List Split

Rick DeNatale rick.denatale at gmail.com
Mon May 18 12:30:18 EDT 2009

On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 11:46 AM, Zach Dennis <zach.dennis at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 10:13 AM, Lee Hambley <lee.hambley at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm honestly sure that nobody cares, but this list needs to split, I can't
>> handle the volume of `junk` that is completely irrelevant because I am
>> subscribed looking for to keep up to date with cucumber wisdom; I'm going to
>> see how this message is received, and unsubscribe myself later today.
>> The SNR ratio is absurd, and the list users should really consider a split.
>> Thanks for the things I've learned, and the tips and tricks that I have been
>> fortunate enough to pick up.

> I use both RSpec and Cucumber and I don't personally mind them being
> on the same list as it allows me participate in discussions that
> pertain to the full cycle of outside-in development. I can see where
> you are coming from though since you only seem to care about the
> Cucumber aspect of things. If the lists are split I will simply
> subscribe to both.
> A nice thing about having the two ML's combined at this point is that
> discussions and questions which span the entire BDD process can be
> asked and answered. The down-side of this is that not all folks who
> use Cucumber use RSpec (or even Ruby).
> I don't encourage the split, but I think it is becoming inevitable.
> Cucumber itself is becoming large and wide. I can't think of a good
> reason for Java programmers who want to use Cucumber to join the RSpec
> ML.

As a long-time RSpec, and now Cucumber user, to me the Java stuff is
the noise <G>.

Rick DeNatale

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