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extract autotest support to an rspec-autotest gem #285
@dchelimsky -- I agree 100% with the goal to remove autotest-related code from rspec-core, but it seems like most of the community has moved on to guard and/or watchr at this point--so I'm wondering if we need to preserve the code in a gem at all? (I admit I've never been an autotest user and am not totally sure what extra integration rspec is providing here that a user couldn't easily get on their own using public autotest APIs).
If we do move it into a separate gem, I'd want it to have a "not maintained" notice -- the main thing I'm concerned about here is adding another gem we need to maintain. Extracting it and doing one release to get it out there wouldn't be too bad, though.
I'm probably one of the remaining few who still use autotest. I like it because I can have it installed locally and it works without messing with the rest of the project (Guard adds it's own config file). However, that being said, I'm pretty much the only person in the projects I'm involved in who uses it. My co-workers don't have an alternative, they just manually run tests.
That being said I have no real preference if it says or goes. If it makes life easier, I'm