Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:

> > Lately I've found myself using pseudo-anonymous variables a lot, e.g.,
> > something like this:
> >
> > [[1, 2], [2, 3], [3, 4]].each{ |first, _| fs << first }
> >
> > The idea is that I'm not interested in the second part of the internal
> > arrays, only the first.

> How about
> 
>   [[1, 2], [2, 3], [3, 4]].each{ |first, *| fs << first }
> 
> that works _now_?

Hm, yeah.  :-).  I had no idea, thanks.  Still, it wouldn't currently
work in |a, *, c|, 
        nikolai

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