[rspec-users] Why pending only works inside it

Nadal node.js99 at gmail.com
Wed May 26 16:32:50 EDT 2010


awesome. That's much better.

On May 26, 4:28 pm, David Chelimsky <dchelim... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On May 26, 2010, at 3:04 PM, Nadal wrote:
>
> > Thanks. That got me moving.
>
> > I like how in rspec I can say context when I mean context and describe
> > when I mean describe. Going by that principal here I should have been
> > allowed to say pending when I mean pending and I should not be forced
> > to use it which would come in report as pending.
>
> > It is nitpicking but paying attention to such detail has made rspec so
> > great. Just a fresh perspective since I am trying out rspec for the
> > first time.
>
> In rspec-2 you _can_ say pending like this:
>
> describe 'something' do
>   context 'in some context' do
>     pending 'it does something or other'
>
>
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>
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> > On May 26, 2:20 pm, Scott Taylor <sc... at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
> >> On May 26, 2010, at 2:07 PM, Nadal wrote:
>
> >>> I wrote following code and it did not work.
>
> >>> describe User do
> >>> it { should validate_presence_of(:email) }
> >>> pending "should raise an error when email is blank and record is
> >>> saved with false option"
> >>> end
>
> >>> Then I put pending inside it like one given below and it worked.
>
> >>> describe User do
> >>> it { should validate_presence_of(:email) }
> >>> it "" do
> >>>  pending "should raise an error when email is blank and record is
> >>> saved with false option"
> >>> end
> >>> end
>
> >> Use an it with no block:
>
> >> it "should raise an error when email is blank and record is saved with false option"
>
> >> Scott
>
> >>> I know that rspec is well thought out . Then why rspec is forcing me
> >>> to put empty it around pending line. Why can't I just say that
> >>> something is pending and I will get to it later.
>
> >>> Thanks for all the good work.
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