[rspec-users] [module announcement] Equivalency testing for XML

James Martin jimmymartin at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 00:58:50 EDT 2011

On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 3:59 AM, Michael B. Klein <mbklein at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I recently released a gem that assists in testing XML nodes
> for equivalency, and thought it might be of interest to the RSpec community.
> It can normalize whitespace (or not), ignore element order (or not), compare
> namespaces based on URI (not prefix), and more. Plus -- and possibly best of
> all -- it has baked-in RSpec (1.2.4+, 2.x) integration via custom matchers.
> It's similar in aim to XmlUnit for Java[1], but with a far narrower scope.
> Documentation:
> http://rdoc.info/github/mbklein/equivalent-xml/master/frames
> Source: http://github.com/mbklein/equivalent-xml
> RubyGems: http://rubygems.org/gems/equivalent-xml
> Or, of course, simply gem install equivalent-xml
> I welcome any feedback, suggestions, patches, pull requests, additional
> test cases, etc.
> Thanks!
> Michael
> [1] http://xmlunit.sourceforge.net/
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Shame it wasn't available a few months ago when I rolled my own! :-)

Will take a look through the specs and my own version and if there's any
gaps I'll send you a pull request.

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