Issue #8457 has been updated by matz (Yukihiro Matsumoto).

Status changed from Open to Closed

I admit there's a bug which Matthew mentioned, but it's not described in the OP.
Do you mind if I close this, and ask you to resubmit as a new bug report for the record.

Matz.

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Bug #8457: Function arguments: Is this intended?
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/8457#change-39562

Author: boris_stitnicky (Boris Stitnicky)
Status: Closed
Priority: Normal
Assignee: matz (Yukihiro Matsumoto)
Category: core
Target version: 
ruby -v: 2.0.0
Backport: 1.9.3: UNKNOWN, 2.0.0: UNKNOWN


a = [1, 2, x: 3]
a.tap { |*p, q| a.clear.concat p } #=> [1, 2]

but

a = [1, 2, x: 3]
a.tap { |*p, **q| a.clear.concat p } #=> [[...]]

and also

a = [1, 2]
a.tap { |*p| a.clear.concat p } #=> [[...]]

???


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