Hi --

On Tue, 30 Aug 2005, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:

> Hi,
>
> In message "Re: Method behaves differently when called using #send"
>    on Mon, 29 Aug 2005 08:07:55 +0900, "David A. Black" <dblack / wobblini.net> writes:
>
> |I don't think it's an overloading, just another (i.e., other than
> |receiver-changing) nuance of the "more dangerous" concept.  I actually
> |didn't understand Matz's concern fully.  I assume it's not
> |specifically about the fact that send! is not destructive, since
> |that's OK in a bang method.
>
> The point is not being destructive or not, since it's OK in a bang
> method as you described (by quoting me).  The point is that I don't
> really feel it's dangerous to call private methods by the new method
> (#fcall, or send!).  They are just different.  I'm hesitating put a
> bang sign to something I don't feel dangerous.

Then why do you want to have a separate method for it? :-)


David

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