Hi,

In message "Re: [ruby-core:40454] Re: [ruby-trunk - Feature #5474][Assigned] keyword argument"
    on Fri, 28 Oct 2011 00:16:33 +0900, Yusuke Endoh <mame / tsg.ne.jp> writes:

|BTW, a current optional parameter will be deprecated?
|I don't like the feature because it is not extensible.
|Actually, I hate to see ERB.new(src, nil, "%") anymore!
|It now just complicates the language.
|
|Of course I don't think it will be removed in 2.0.
|Let it be just deprecated now, and remove it in further future,
|such as 3.0.  What do you think?

Removing something, especially well-used feature like (non-labeled)
optional arguments is a big thing.  We have to consider it very
carefully.  I'd say there's possibility, for now.

							matz.