Issue #11660 has been updated by bughit (bug hit).


Compared to javascript default arg values are far less useful in ruby because of the lack of this forwarding capability.

This issue is 4 years old, can ruby core at least consider this?

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Feature #11660: a falsy value (similar to js undefined) that facilitates forwarding of default arguments
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/11660#change-82429

* Author: bughit (bug hit)
* Status: Open
* Priority: Normal
* Assignee: 
* Target version: 
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I'll call it "missing" here.  Consider the following scenario:

```ruby
def foo(default1 = some_expression)
end

def bar(default1 = some_expression)
  foo default1
end

def foobar(default1 = some_expression)
  bar default1
end 
```

if you had "missing":

```ruby
def foo(default1 = some_expression)
end

def bar(default1 = missing)
  foo default1
end

def foobar(default1 = missing)
  bar default1
end 
```
missing passed as arg would be ignored (as if it wasn't passed at all)
and you wouldn't have to repeat the default value expression in every method

I believe that's how undefined works in js6 with respect to default args 




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