On 1/23/07, Yukihiro Matsumoto <matz / ruby-lang.org> wrote:

> In message "Re: new method dispatch rule (matz' proposal)"
>     on Wed, 24 Jan 2007 00:22:45 +0900, Shugo Maeda <shugo / ruby-lang.org> writes:
>
> |I think it's better to keep private for that purpose.  How about to
> |introduce a new visibility for unoverridable methods instead?

> If compatibility weigh most.  Adding more visibility may cause
> confusion unless we have VERY good name for it.  Suggestion, anyone?

Tuesday, 23 January, 2007: The day "final" was introduced in Ruby.  It
would never be quite the same again...

  nikolai