Hi,

2010/3/6 Run Paint Run Run <runrun / runpaint.org>:
>> I give up. I have already reverted and deleted the two methods.
>>
>> I wrote the patch because I thought closing the ticket encourages 1.9.2
>> release.
>> But it seems to take some time to make the feature stable, and I became
>> afraid that it may delay the release. ?It is never the effect I expected.
>>
>> I think refactoring io.c is needed to implement the feature.
>> open argument is easy to use, but difficult for me to implement :-(
>
> Why don't we just start simple?

Because there are already complex File.read/binread.
It is confusing to make File.write/binwrite inconsistent with them.


> That covers the common use case which inspired
> this ticket, and allows the optional arguments to be added later
> without breaking compatibility.

There is no reason to rush into 1.9.2.

-- 
Yusuke ENDOH <mame / tsg.ne.jp>