Agreed.  But it would be a stronger example if it were something
that couldn't be done easily without a new language feature.


On 1 oct. 08, at 11:26, Brian Candler wrote:

> Joe Wfel wrote:
>> On 1 oct. 08, at 04:18, Brian Candler wrote:
>>
>>>   end
>> res =  a.find { |e| e =~ /foo/ }
>
> Yes I know. That's why I called it "myfind". I made a simple concrete
> example of a pattern: iterate doing each, assign something during the
> iteration, use the assigned value outside of the iteration.
>
> Enumerable#find by itself is not sufficient for all programming needs.
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