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10/30/2017

03:56 AM Ruby trunk Feature #10183: An alternative name for method `class`
Came here to make a similar feature suggestion. Ideally `class` would be aliased as something such as `klass` which h...

08/13/2017

10:52 PM Ruby trunk Feature #13805: Make refinement scoping to be like that of constants
jeremyevans0 (Jeremy Evans) wrote:
> You probably want to read the very long issue that introduced refinements (#408...

08/11/2017

04:58 AM Ruby trunk Feature #13805 (Open): Make refinement scoping to be like that of constants
Refinements are currently lexically scoped, which makes their use burdensome when one wants to apply a refinement to ...

10/18/2016

03:55 AM Ruby trunk Feature #9108: Hash sub-selections
Indeed, I'm still hanging out for this. Seems like such a common thing I run into, and I'm always surprised this func...

01/22/2014

01:58 AM Ruby trunk Feature #9428: Inline argument expressions and re-assignment
Indeed limiting it to method calls on the argument object (e.g `arg.to_i`) would make it much easier to parse and mor...

01/21/2014

03:03 AM Ruby trunk Feature #9428: Inline argument expressions and re-assignment
> I do not see why the person or machine that reads the first line of method's definition needs to know how the argum...

01/20/2014

02:59 AM Ruby trunk Feature #9428: Inline argument expressions and re-assignment
> "First encountered" in regular left-to-right parsing order?
It would be first identifier encountered as per the ...
12:41 AM Ruby trunk Feature #9428: Inline argument expressions and re-assignment
1. I know you said you're not a fan of allowing expression when assigning default values to optional parameters, but ...

01/19/2014

11:28 PM Ruby trunk Feature #9428: Inline argument expressions and re-assignment
Without syntax highlighting, it isn't super obvious, but in simple cases (which are the main use case), like `fetch(i...
12:39 PM Ruby trunk Feature #9428: Inline argument expressions and re-assignment
Haha. I don't think any programming language exists that does anything even similar to this. Whether it's a good idea...

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