>From: "Mike Wilson" <wmwilson01 / hotmail.com>
>Reply-To: ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org
>To: ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org (ruby-talk ML), ruby-talk / netlab.co.jp
>Subject: [ruby-talk:10804] RubyChangeRequest #U001: cut operator for 
>short-circuiting method chains
>Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 05:49:43 +0900
>
>Hugh Sasse posted this RCR (#U001) to the wiki.
>
>       The idea of this is that methods such as sort!() would be ideal
>       to use in a chain, except for its sometimes returning nil.
>       I proposed that an operator (which I called cut, vaguely after
>       the Prolog cut) would break the chain in the case where it was
>       used with a nil receiver. Otherwise it would just pass on the
>       receiver.
>
>       At present I cannot access the archives for some unknown reason,
>       but I hope to come back and amend this entry when I can find 
>pointers
>       to the discussions on this.
>       <HughSasse>
>
>
>Please discuss.
>
>
>note: U001 - U refers to status -> Undetermined
>             A refers to status -> Approved
>             D refers to status -> Denied
>I will assign numbers (i.e. please don't number them as you send stuff to
>ruby-talk)
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In regards to the archives that Hugh was referring to, I can finally get to 
them, and so here they are (possibly incomplete list):
[ruby-talk:6131] 
http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/~poffice/mail/ruby-talk/6131
[ruby-talk:6178] 
http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/~poffice/mail/ruby-talk/6178
[ruby-talk:03893] 
http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/~poffice/mail/ruby-talk/3893
[ruby-talk:03932] 
http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/~poffice/mail/ruby-talk/3932


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