On Fri, 22 Sep 2006 11:43:18 +0900, Ryan Davis <ryand-ruby / zenspider.com> wrote:

>The message will use to_s, but without it, assert_equal and friends  
>will use inspect. I don't like Date's inspect either so I'll often  
>assert_equal against the #to_i results instead. That way it is  
>obvious if I'm off by +/- 1 or my code is just plain wack.

Yes. I preferred the date format for my purposes, and wasn't aware that it was
inspect that was being used. 
>
>(oh, and hi Ron... long time!)

Hi back!

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