On Tue, Jul 04, 2006 at 12:39:12AM +0900, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> In message "Re: About 1.9 #__method__ feature."
>     on Tue, 4 Jul 2006 00:31:03 +0900, dblack / wobblini.net writes:
> 
> |Speaking of send: is the 'funcall' name definite?  Are you still
> |interested in hearing arguments against it? :-)
> 
> Do you have a proposal for any alternatives?  By the way, have you
> noticed the alias "invoke_functional_method"?

hmmm the link between "might be called externally despite being private" and
"functional" is subtle, to say the least; 
#invoke_private_method seems much clearer (even if inaccurate) and is nearly
as long if you want to discourage its use.

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