Tom Pollard wrote:
> 
> On Jan 29, 2007, at 12:28 PM, Alex Amat wrote:
>> I have a web service with a method called {}id however when i call this
>> method project.id it returns the Object id instead of calling the method
>> id.
>>
>> Any ideas on how to call the method id
> 
> I've run into the same problem.  My conclusion is that 'id' is 
> effectively a reserved method name in Ruby, and you simply need to avoid 
> creating your own 'id' method.  I just don't see how a custom 'id' 
> method could possibly avoid interfering with Object#id.
> 
> Tom
> 

Use __id__ instead of just id.

C:\temp>irb
irb(main):001:0> class Foo
irb(main):002:1> def id
irb(main):003:2> return "HELLO"
irb(main):004:2> end
irb(main):005:1> end
=> nil
irb(main):006:0> f = Foo.new
=> #<Foo:0x2939490>
irb(main):007:0> f.id
=> "HELLO"
irb(main):008:0> f.__id__
=> 21613128
irb(main):009:0>