On Tue, Dec 07, 2004 at 09:25:13AM +0900, nobu.nokada / softhome.net wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> At Tue, 7 Dec 2004 04:22:22 +0900,
> Jos Backus wrote in [ruby-core:03907]:
> > The attached patch implements IO#mode. This method returns the mode the IO
> > object was opened with as a String. Example:
> > 
> >     f = File.new("testfile")
> >     f.mode   #=> "r"
> 
> "mode" feels confusing as "stat.mode", how about "accmode" instead?

I rather like the symmetry between File.mode and File::Stat.mode, but accmode
is okay with me too.

Btw, the patch needlessly initializes str to Qnil. It should just be

    VALUE str;

Thanks Nobu.

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