Issue #13045 has been updated by Yukihiro Matsumoto.

Status changed from Open to Rejected

Rejected. **method to convert string-keys into symbol-keys** or `transform_keys` may be good ideas.

Matz.

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Feature #13045: Passing a Hash with String keys as keyword arguments
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/13045#change-63077

* Author: Anatoly Chernow
* Status: Rejected
* Priority: Normal
* Assignee: 
* Target version: 
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To the following method

~~~ ruby
def new request:, response:
end
~~~
I'd like to be able to pass both

~~~ ruby
hash_with_symbol_keys = { request: another_hash, response: another_hash2 }
hash_with_string_keys = { 'request' => another_hash, 'response' => another_hash2 }
~~~

I would make a lot cleaner parsing many things returned with string keys(like the output of `YAML.load`).

If you don't like the above feature, could you please at least consider adding `Hash#symbolize_keys`(like you did with `Hash#transform_values`)?



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