[rspec-users] Need Help

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 17:22:12 EDT 2009


On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 4:18 PM, Andrew Premdas <apremdas at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/10/7 David Chelimsky <dchelimsky at gmail.com>
>>
>> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 3:57 PM, aslak hellesoy <aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 10:24 PM, Andrew Premdas <apremdas at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >>
>> >> 2009/9/25 Mithun Perera <lists at ruby-forum.com>
>> >>>
>> >>> Mithun Perera wrote:
>> >>> > Mithun Perera wrote:
>> >>> >> Hi all,
>> >>> >> I am an university student and these days i am on training period.
>> >>> >> So
>> >>> >> i
>> >>> >> want to know about ruby on on rails "cucumber and Rspec". If
>> >>> >> somebody
>> >>> >> know about these fields please help me. If not please send me an
>> >>> >> tutorials for basic functionality of the cucumber and Rspec.
>> >>> >> Thank you.
>> >>> >> regards,
>> >>> >> Mithun Perera
>> >>> >
>> >>> > Hi all,
>> >>> > I found one tutorial.
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> > http://www.ultrasaurus.com/sarahblog/2008/12/rails-2-day-3-behavior-driven-development/#setup
>> >>> >
>> >>> > if u found new one please kind enough to send me reply.
>> >>> >
>> >>> > Mithun Perera
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> Hi all,
>> >>>
>> >>> Again i found a blog for tutorials for cucumber
>> >>> http://jeewanthajtk.blogspot.com/
>> >>> here ther is a subject called Working with Ruby on Rails Cucumber From
>> >>> the Beginning(Part I)
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >> Interesting Mithun that in another post you sign of as jeewantha
>> >> (https://mail.google.com/mail/#label/rspec_users/1240984e52dd76c5).
>> >
>> > Andrew, are you saying that Mithun and Jeewantha is the same person??
>> > How
>> > did you come to that conclusion?
>>
>> I've come to the same conclusion. Consider these two threads:
>>
>> http://groups.google.com/group/rspec/browse_thread/thread/dfb4112d7605b2d7
>> http://groups.google.com/group/cukes/browse_thread/thread/7b4023c2da02c577
>>
>> Similar title, similar reference to the "factory girl method", and
>> similar command of the language. I'm guessing they're either the same
>> person or they're classmates.
>>
>> As for the implications of them being one - I don't have a problem w/
>> two personae, but I agree that it's a bit odd to be recommending your
>> own blog posts under a pseudonym. We're all free to ping the list and
>> say "hi _I_ wrote a post and I'd love your feedback."
>>
>> Mithun, Jeewantha - care to clear up any confusion here?
>>
>> Cheers,
>> David
>>
>> > BTW, I think you linked to your own gmail mailbox - do you have another
>> > link?
>> >
>> > Aslak
>> >
>> >> If a person were to use these mailing lists collect information to
>> >> write a
>> >> tutorial and then use another account to recommend their tutorial ...
>> >> well
>> >> personally I'd think that would be highly unethical and an abuse of the
>> >> goodwill of the people on the cucumber and rspec mailing lists.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>>
>> >>> try this if u need help.
>> >>> --
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> I think this thread is fairly damning
> http://groups.google.com/group/rspec/browse_thread/thread/232d4c26a07423e2#
> notice the signature in the 3rd post.

That's pretty solid.

> By the way David thanks for teaching me how to post links to threads on
> google groups :-)

:)

> Andrew


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