Forum: Ruby on Rails One of my attributes is nil, but it shouldn't be

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Pat M. (Guest)
on 2005-12-14 13:47
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This is driving me crazy.  When I create a new object in console, the
attribute is not nil.  When I create a new object in my unit test, the
attribute is nil.  What gives?

baggio:~/work/mesafire pergesu$ ./script/console
Loading development environment.
>> e =
=> #<Event:0x234a514 @attributes={"name"=>nil, "timexstring"=>"",
"description"=>nil}, @new_record=true>
>> e.timexstring.nil?
=> false

  def test_append_timex
    e =
    assert !e.timexstring.nil?

  1) Failure:
test_append_timex(EventTest) [test/unit/event_test.rb:39]:
<false> is not true.
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