On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 1:09 AM, Stephen E. [email protected] wrote:
Well it depends on how far back you go, and how old those reviews are.
When RSpec first appeared the syntax was a bit different, and it added
a lot of methods to Kernel/Object. Some of the folks who looked at it
in it’s early days had a negative reaction to that.
Some folks blogged about that reaction back then. I kept my powder
dry IIRC. About a year later, after seeing David C’s presentation at
RubyConf 2007, and talking to him I decided to give it another look. I
wrote this article:
And I haven’t looked back since.
I know that some well known Ruby/Rails personalities and companies
continued to disdain RSpec after the initial impression, For example
here’s the article by my friend Rob S., which prompted me to
write that article.
(It seems to be down right now, try googling for sanheim rspec and
check the cached version)
But that seems to be changing.
Rob wrote this more recently: