On Wed, 7 Dec 2005, Gene Tani wrote:

>> yeah - it's quite strange.  unfortunately the 'send' approach won't work
>> because the actual usage is something like
>>
>
> Anyway, i think the 'send' of private methods is / will be changed in 1.9 so
> you can't do it anymore.  Don't know about the other access control
> runaround, where you can subclass a class with private meths and declare
> them public (p 393 of pickax), if that will/is changed in 1.9

doesn't look like it....

harp:~ > ruby -e' p RUBY_VERSION; Class::new{ private; def meth() p 42 end }::new.instance_eval{ meth } '
"1.9.0"
42


-a
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