2008/10/8 Eric Mahurin :

> I agree.  I still haven't seen a compelling argument to deprecate "assert=
"
> and use the opposite polarity.  I prefer "assert" but I can see the value=
 of
> negating the polarity with "refute" (but I'd rather see something like
> "fail_if" to better describe what it is doing)

Yes, I also think fail_if_* are good candidates :

fail_if_match =3D assert_no_match
fail_if_nil   =3D assert_not_nil
fail_if_equal =3D assert_not_equal
fail_if_same  =3D assert_not_same

and there can be fail_unless_* ...

    -- Jean-Fran=E7ois.

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