[SqNOS] New release: RTL8139 support, TCP/IP "working", native improvements

Keith Hodges keith_hodges at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Aug 4 13:59:36 UTC 2006

stéphane ducasse wrote:
> Hi keith
> On 4 août 06, at 01:29, Keith Hodges wrote:
>> Dave has wrote a Smalltalk version of rSpec (ruby spec), called 
>> sSpec, a month or two ago. I wrote spec.js for javascript. I believe 
>> that Dave has it working and available in VisualWorks. It would be 
>> great if someone just did the last bit of the port into squeak.
> I browsed a bit the design card and I'm trying to understand the 
> difference between test and spec.
> Can you explain us a bit?
> Thanks
There is not much difference between a spec and a test. However the 
wording is aimed to encourage a change of thinking.

 From "I coded this does it work" to "In this situation I would like 
this to happen". The penny did not drop for me until I worked through 
the example here.


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