[rspec-users] Re-using Rspec Matchers

J. B. Rainsberger me at jbrains.ca
Wed Sep 8 14:17:52 EDT 2010

On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 14:42, Brian Kaney <brian at vermonster.com> wrote:

> Is it good practice to call matchers from within matchers?   Kinda like this pattern:
>  See: http://gist.github.com/570467

David Chelimsky taught me not to invoke #should in a matcher, but
rather just answer a boolean, so I expect that, rather than matcher
using matcher, you could extract the low-level matcher behavior into
methods that both matchers would use.
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