> -----Original Message-----
> From: Yukihiro Matsumoto [mailto:matz / ruby-lang.org] 
> Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2007 3:38 PM
> To: ruby-core / ruby-lang.org
> Subject: Re: new method dispatch rule (matz' proposal)
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> 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?

How about 'final'? I mean, if a final class is one that can't be
subclassed, then it strikes me that a final method is one that can't be
overriden.

Regards,

Dan


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