Trans [mailto:transfire / gmail.com] wrote:

#You could do:
#
#  Foo=["a","b","c"]
#
#  def mfoo
#      Foo.each do |f|
#          p f
#      end
#  end
#
#  # go-go-go!
#  mfoo
#
#Yet I tend to agree. Even in classes, it just seems so much more
#elegant:
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#  class Bar
#
#    foo = ["a","b","c"]  # attribute
#
#    def mfoo
#       foo.each do |f|
#          p f
#       end
#    end
#
#  end
#
#But the only way to do that woud be:
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#1) Irregular attr syntax.
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#    attr foo = ["a","b","c"]
#
#2) Alternate assignment operator.
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#    foo := ["a","b","c"]
#
#3) Prefixed local vars.
#
#  %local_var = 'what have you'
#
#I myself have suggested before that
#
#  foo = 10
#
#be essentially equivalent to
#
#  def foo ; 10 ; end
#
#And that constants and methods share the same namespace.
#
#T.

Agree on all.
Thanks, Trans.

kind regards -botp


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