Issue #10837 has been updated by bug hit.


Nobuyoshi Nakada wrote:
> It's similar to `return *[1, 2]`.

No it's not similar, 

`return *[1, 2]` means `return 1, 2`

similar would be:

`return *[1]` means `return 1`

in general, splatting in a context that takes a coma separated list of items (method args, rescue, return, next, multiple assignment) is supposed to destructure the array.  The array should be gone, only the elemnts remain, so returning the `[1]` is wrong. 

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Bug #10837: spatting a single element array produces an array instead of a single value for return and next
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/10837#change-51448

* Author: bug hit
* Status: Rejected
* Priority: Normal
* Assignee: 
* ruby -v: ruby 2.2.0p0 (2014-12-25 revision 49005) [x86_64-linux]
* Backport: 2.0.0: UNKNOWN, 2.1: UNKNOWN, 2.2: UNKNOWN
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irb(main):013:0> ->{return *[1]}.()
=> [1]
irb(main):014:0> ->{next *[1]}.()
=> [1]
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*[x] should mean x as it already does for arguments 



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