[rspec-users] Can I use mocking in this way?
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Mon Apr 5 11:09:50 EDT 2010
Sounds like a lot of work
On Apr 3, 2010, at 9:08 PM, Julian Leviston wrote:
> Sorry I meant send AND __send__
> On 04/04/2010, at 11:45 AM, Julian Leviston wrote:
>> On 04/04/2010, at 7:32 AM, David Chelimsky wrote:
>>> On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 8:56 AM, Vojto Rinik <zero0xxx at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hello RSpec users!
>>>> I have one abstract class and a few classes that inherit from that abstract
>>> Ruby doesn't have abstract classes. You can have a base class that you
>>> don't _intend_ to instantiate directly, but there's nothing stopping
>>> you from doing so, so it's not like an abstract class in java, which
>>> you actually can't instantiate directly.
>>> I've seen some cases where the initialize method is made private so
>>> you can't just call Foo.new, so it sort of feels like an abstract
>>> class, but even in that case you can still use send() to instantiate
>>> one in a test:
>> How about if you overrode new and __new__ ?
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