David Flanagan schrieb:
> Nikolai Weibull wrote:
>> On 9/13/07, Christian Neukirchen <chneukirchen / gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> rand.rb uses #pick.
>>
>> To me, "to pick" is the act of selecting with discrimination.
>>
>> How about #any?
>>
>>   nikolai
>>
> 
> +1 for the name #any
> 
> I also like Jon Olson's suggestion that the method take an optional 
> integer argument, and return an array with that many elements chosen at 
> random.  (And with no argument, it returns just a random element, 
> without a containing array.)  I still think it would be useful to have 
> any! which would remove the returned elements from the array.

-2 for #any, as we already have Enumerable#any?

And for me as non-native english speaker, it would be quite hard to
quess the behaviour of #any, while #pick is quite intuitive for me
as it's mostly the same word in german :)

Regards,

   Michael