2009/9/23 Rick DeNatale <rick.denatale / gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 5:26 AM, Yukihiro Matsumoto <matz / ruby-lang.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> In message "Re: [ruby-core:25713] [Bug #2131] f(not x) => syntax error"
>>  on Wed, 23 Sep 2009 00:13:06 +0900, "James M. Lawrence" <redmine / ruby-lang.org> writes:
>>
>> |This should have been classified as a feature request.
>> |
>> |Since (not x) is legal syntax, it is my opinion that f(not x) should belegal.
>>
>> So, do you mean a,b,c = 1,2,3 is legal syntax, should we allow
>> f(a,b,c = 1,2,3) ?

Well, it's somewhat ambiguous in this case. Comma is used both as
argument separator and as assignment separator. Spicing with more
parens should help, though.

>
> or even
>
> f(class Foo;attr_accessor :bar;end;Foo.new.x=5)
>
> <G>
>

It's not legal syntax? That surprises me .. it does return a value, doesn'tit?

Well, maybe adding that Foo.new.x=5 is a bit overboard.

Thanks

Michal