Issue #9669 has been updated by Nobuyoshi Nakada.

Status changed from Open to Closed

Applied in changeset r45408.

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parse.y: required kwarg without parentheses

* parse.y (parser_yylex): only a newline after label should be
  significant.  [ruby-core:61658] [Bug #9669]

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Bug #9669: Inconsistent SyntaxError in Ruby 2.1 mandatory keyword arguments definition without parentheses.
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/9669#change-45930

* Author: Teja Sophista
* Status: Closed
* Priority: Normal
* Assignee: 
* Category: 
* Target version: 
* ruby -v: 2.1.1
* Backport: 2.0.0: DONTNEED, 2.1: REQUIRED
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Ruby allowed us to define method with arguments without parentheses.

~~~
def foo a:, b:
  'bar'
end
#=> :foo

def foo a:, b:
  puts 'bar'
end
#=> syntax error
~~~



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