Hi --

On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, trans.  (T. Onoma) wrote:

> On Monday 27 September 2004 08:01 pm, vruz wrote:
> > > Wondering what the conscensus is on the best name for "this method".
> > > Right now I'm using #calling, taking after #binding, but I'm not so sure
> > > about it. I've also considered #this or #thus, to be more along the lines
> > > of 'self'.
> >
> > How about  "me" ?
> 
> My initial reaction was that it's too much like self. But now that I've given 
> it some more thought it probably is an excellent choice. 
> 
>   1) It's a pronoun
>   2) It's very short
>   3) It has some semantic value, i.e. as in (me)thod
>   4) It not really used for anything else (AFAIK)

I think your initial reaction was right :-)  With things like this, I
usually run through in my mind what it would be like to teach it to a
new Rubyist.  I think trying to explain "self" and "me" would be
awkward.  


David

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