Hi,

At Tue, 11 Feb 2003 20:41:53 +0900,
Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:
> |> > Would it be possible to have method-style return behavior iff the
> |> > arguments are parenthesized?
> 
> |> Interesting, but how will you distinguish it from assignment,
> |> absence of whitespace among 'thing', '=' and '('?
> |
> |Something like that... or maybe just by the presence of the () ?
> 
> Hmm, how about
> 
>  a.send(:thing=, 100) # => "dummy return value"
> 
> ?  Seriously, mere () are too small clue to be different.

a.:thing=(100)

is too ugly?

-- 
Nobu Nakada