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Hi --

On Sat, 17 Nov 2007, Wolfgang NĂ¡dasi-Donner wrote:

> David A. Black schrieb:
>>   some_expression
>>   .a_method(a,b,c)
>> 
>> is that it's confusing and not worth creating an exception to the
>> otherwise consistent rules about linebreaks. That's why I say I'd like
>> to see it backed out of 1.9 (which I say partly to bring us back to
>> the topic of Ruby development :-)
>
> I see only one problem, as I named some time ogo...
>
> irb(main):001:0> puts "abc"
> abc
> => nil
> irb(main):002:0> .length
> SyntaxError: (irb):2: syntax error, unexpected '.'
> .length

I'm not referring to a technical parsing problem, just the anomaly of
the new rule in the context of how the line-parsing works.


David

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