Hi --

On Wed, 27 Sep 2006, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:

> Hi,
>
> In message "Re: String starts? and ends? methods"
>    on Wed, 27 Sep 2006 20:53:54 +0900, dblack / wobblini.net writes:
>
> |It's not that I didn't believe you :-)  It just seems a bit unusual,
> |in terms of the general Ruby practice.
>
> Makes sense.  It was just honoring the origin (this case Python).
> Since they are young (I just added it last week), it is fairly easy to
> change the names.  Any opinion?

Yes: add the underscores.  Otherwise we'll have those exceptions "for
historical reasons" -- in this case the history of Python! :-)


David

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