On 3/1/06, Jay Levitt <jay+news / jay.fm> wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Mar 2006 08:46:23 +0900, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:
>
> > No, we don't have to.  The colon can be ugly with symbols, for
> > example,
> >
> >   db.find(order: :date)
> >
> > is not good looking.  Any other proposal (except for "=')?
>
> If the keyword has to be unadorned, and this has to be done solely through
> an infix operator, how about:
>
> db.find (order ~> :date)
> db.find (order -> :date)
>

How about using Pascal for inspiration? Keep both the : folks and the
= crowd happy...

db.find (order := :date)


-Adam