Tom Wardrop

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Reported issues: 13

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...
09:47 AM ruby-trunk Feature #9428 (Rejected): Inline argument expressions and re-assignment
Just a random idea. Currently, Ruby allows you to use any arbitrary expression for setting default values for argumen...

01/12/2014

05:03 AM ruby-trunk Bug #9400 (Open): Respect constant lookup when using `raise`
When raising an error without defining an exception class, `::RuntimeError` appears to be a hard-coded default. I pro...

11/17/2013

02:39 PM ruby-trunk Feature #9108: Hash sub-selections
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(({select(*args)})) just seemed like a more natural interface, though I suppose (({select(enum)})) provides m...
01:49 PM ruby-trunk Feature #6842: Add Optional Arguments to String#strip
I still look forward to this feature. So much more convenient and readable than the current work-around of using rege...

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