> On Jun 16, 2006, at 4:09 AM, Nobuhiro IMAI wrote:
>
>> For example, I submitted http://dev.rubyonrails.org/ticket/5295 as
>> follow:
>>
>> class Symbol
>>  def to_proc
>>    Proc.new{|*args| args.shift.__send__(self, *args)}
>>  end
>> end
>
> I like that version better, for the official Ruby method.

I'm intregued: Why wouldn't you simply use send? The Picaxe defines them
as synonymous. I've seen arangements where all methods are stripped off
an object (BlankSlate) except those prefixed with a _. Is that the
reason?

Cheers,
  Benjohn