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


> For this purpose I built a special value a while ago

What purpose? Surely you understand that your special value, having no compiler support, does not trigger default value computations.

You are making my point. Your Undefined is not a real, intended default value, but a signal to compute the real default value in the body of the method after an explicit check for this signal. 

This under-baked design of the default value feature is the point of this bug.




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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-82450

* 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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