Hi --

On Fri, 14 Jan 2005, Ilmari Heikkinen wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On 14.1.2005, at 12:16, Robert Klemme wrote:
>> def silly_example(str.to_str, count.to_int)
>>   # str and count are converted like in the example above
>>   s = ""
>>   count.times { s << str }
>>   s
>> end
>
> Not to argue against possible syntatic sugar, but you can already do this in 
> the method signature:
>
> def silly_example(ostr, ocount, str=ostr.to_str, count=ocount.to_int)

Yes except that then someone could call it like this:

   silly_example("hi", 1, "hello", 2)

and clobber the conversions you were doing.


David

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