[Wtr-development] automatic waiting?

Jarmo jarmo.p at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 05:27:39 EDT 2010

On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 4:06 AM, Bret Pettichord <bret at pettichord.com> wrote:
> I also liked Jari's comments about how much of this might simply be avoided
> with proper use of page objects. Personally I always use page objects, but I
> don't think this technique is understood by the majority of the Watir
> community. Maybe we just need some better writing, explanation in this area.

Again, how are Page objects solving the problem? You still have to put
these wait_until's or when_present's everywhere.

> Or maybe someone should create a page object class/library/gem that itself
> includes the automatic waiting functionality that you are proposing. It
> might make sense to bundle that with some of the new rspec matchers that
> have been discussed here as well.

And why it's better than having that functionality in Watir itself?

> Bret


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