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Matz's Ruby Developers Don't Use RubySpec and It's Hurting Ruby

They include MRI implementation details. One very difficult aspect of specifying Ruby involves the boundary between a Fixnum and a Bignum. This impacts almost every method in Array, String, Range, etc. Since MRI is written in C, the machine types supported by C leak into Ruby behavior. One place this happens is the accepted range of values that can be used to index an Array. Since MRI uses a C long , there are some values that are bigger than a Fixnum that can be used to index an Array. For an implementation that isn't dependent on C, these hidden semantics expressed in MRI tests like these for Array make the tests unsuitable. They include MRI bug details. Rather than improving the general quality and coverage of the tests, MRI adds specific bug conditions to the tests. These bugs are irrelevant to other implementations. Moreover, littering the tests with specific bug case...

Full article: http://rubini.us/2014/12/31/matz-s-ruby-developers-don-t-...

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