Hi,

At Wed, 22 Jul 2009 00:47:03 +0900,
Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote in [ruby-core:24480]:
> Ah, sorry for my weak memory.  I remember the conversation now.
> Now it's a issue of trade off, between compatibility and
> intuitiveness.

At least, this difference doesn't seem like intentional to me.
Is it?

$ ./ruby -v -e 'def a; 11; end
def e; 44; end
def ep(x); 99 end
ep = 556
p ep (e)/a'
ruby 1.9.2dev (2009-08-22 trunk 24620) [i386-darwin9.0]
9

$ ./ruby -v -e 'def a; 11; end
def e; 44; end
def ep(x); 99 end
p ep (e)/a'
ruby 1.9.2dev (2009-08-22 trunk 24620) [i386-darwin9.0]
-e:4: warning: (...) interpreted as grouped expression
99

-- 
Nobu Nakada