How is alias magic?


#1

Hi all,

Is there any way to create a alias-like method allowing arguments not
to be separated by comma?

def my_alias(from, to)

end
myalias :me :you

thx
blambeau


#2

LAMBEAU Bernard wrote:

thx
blambeau

Nope, alias is a keyword, not a method, so it has special syntax.


#3

As we discuss already some weird issues on this list:
Wouldn’t it be possible to add some more “syntactic sugar” to Ruby?

What about a “operator” which uses rest of current line as string
argument?

Example:

def interprete s
p s.split
end
interprete: 1 2 3

should show [“1”, “2”, “3”]…

Or, possibly, put ‘:’ at the end of param-list:
def interprete s:

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