Hi,

In message "Re: Local Instance Methods"
    on Sat, 23 Jul 2005 23:50:57 +0900, "Trans" <transfire / gmail.com> writes:

|I know there are plans to give Ruby private instance variables, but I'm
|wondering if there are any plans to provide the corresponding type of
|thing for methods, i.e. local instance methods. To clarify, a local
|instance method is a method that does not participate in the
|inheritance chain and is only callable from within the class it is
|defined.

The idea has been considered for several times, but I haven't come up
with the "right" syntax and the behavior.

							matz.