Bertram Scharpf <lists / bertram-scharpf.de> writes:

> Hi,
>
> I oftenly use `Numeric#nonzero?'. Actually, I miss its
> equivalent, a method maybe `String#notempty?', returning
> the string if it has a length and nil otherwise.
>
> It wasn't difficult to write and it's not using much space:
>
>   http://www.bertram-scharpf.de/tmp/notempty.patch
>
> Do you think it is worth being included?

Just an idea -- what if:

  foo.bar.baz.blib.blob.blah.!empty?

were to mean:

  !foo.bar.baz.blib.blob.blah.empty?

(I can already hear the conservatives swooping down to peck my
eyeballs out...)