Ehh, sorry I must have missed #9992


On Jun 30, 2014, at 11:03 PM, Zachary Scott <e / zzak.io> wrote:

> I would suggest opening a feature request if you feel strongly about adding `internal` to Ruby.
> 
> See also: https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/projects/ruby/wiki/HowToRequestFeatures
> 
> 
> On Jun 28, 2014, at 11:17 AM, Daniel da Silva Ferreira <danieldasilvaferreira / gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> Im would like to discuss with you the concept of Internal Interfaces.
>> 
>> Currently ruby offers three access modifiers choices to set methods visibility:
>> - public
>> - protected
>> - private
>> 
>> Public methods define what we may call the Public Interface.
>> Private methods are private to the class and its subclasses.
>> Protected methods are public for the subclasses.
>> 
>> I would like to work with a new access modifier that would allow the creation of Internal methods.
>> 
>> Internal methods would be object methods that could only be called within the namespace.
>> 
>> Ex: module Foo; end
>> 
>> class Foo::Bar
>> def baz
>>     puts baz
>>  end
>>  internal :baz
>> end
>> 
>> class Foo::Qux
>> def baz
>>    ::Foo::Bar.new.baz
>> end
>> end
>> 
>> Is this something that we can think about in a future implementation of ruby?
>> An extra feature that would not break backward compatibility.
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> Daniel
>