Issue #13581 has been updated by phluid61 (Matthew Kerwin).


sevos (Artur Roszczyk) wrote:
> 
> What are your thoughts?

I have two:

1. As always: do we really need more magic symbols?  I like reading Ruby because it's *not* Perl.

2. If you're adding new syntax, you don't have to be clever. Symbol has `:"#{x}"` so why not propose `y:::"#{x}"`? Not that it adds much over `y.method(x)`

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Feature #13581: Syntax sugar for method reference
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/13581#change-70224

* Author: americodls (Americo Duarte)
* Status: Open
* Priority: Normal
* Assignee: 
* Target version: 
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Some another programming languages (even Java, in version 8) has a cool way to refer a method as a reference.

I wrote some examples here: https://gist.github.com/americodls/20981b2864d166eee8d231904303f24b

I miss this thing in ruby.

I would thinking if is possible some like this:

~~~
roots = [1, 4, 9].map &Math.method(:sqrt)
~~~

Could be like this:

~~~
roots = [1, 4, 9].map Math->method
~~~

What do you guys thinking about it?



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