On Tue, 4 Jul 2006, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:

> Hi,
>
> In message "Re: About 1.9 #__method__ feature."
>    on Mon, 3 Jul 2006 23:33:54 +0900, transfire / gmail.com writes:
>
> |I think the name  __method__ is probably a poor choice b/c "shadow
> |methods" (as I call them) do the same thing as their non-shadow forms.
> |Eg. #__send__ and #send, #__id__ and #id, etc. But #__method__ is an
> |exception since #method currently returns a Method object given the
> |name, not the name of the current context.
>
> It's not conjunction with __send__ etc. but with __FILE__ and
> __LINE__.  Besides that, I am no longer fond of __send__ and __id__,
> I'd rather like to remove them if it's possible.  Use invoke_method
> and object_id respectively instead.

can we also have

   __METHOD__  # just the name

for symmetry?

-a
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