"Dave Thomas" <dave / pragprog.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
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> On Sep 3, 2004, at 11:10, Robert Klemme wrote:
> > If at all a method argument acting as flag would be appropriate
> > ($global ==
> > EVIL).  I guess it was omitted because #readlines has already an
> > optional
> > parameter (the line terminator).
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> What we need is TRAITS!  Let's implement Perl6 in Ruby :)

As I'm ignorant of Perl 6, how would you solve this by using traits?
Wouldn't a second method be simpler?  (IO#readcontent or such)

Kind regards

    robert