On Jan 23, 11:01=A0pm, Jason Lillywhite <jason.lillywh... / gmail.com>
wrote:
> I've used methods before that work with or without arguments. I've tried
> to figure it out but can't get to the bottom of it. Could someone give
> me a hint how you would go about creating a method that works for either
> of these cases?
>
> mymethod(x, y)
> =A0 x + y
> end
>
> Then somehow get this to work without the (x, y) arguments...? What I
> want is to have a method that can do something on default if no
> arguments are spec'd or I can refine what it does by adding arguments.
> --
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What methods? Have you looked at the source for those methods? Have
you read Programming Ruby? What about this section (http://www.ruby-
doc.org/docs/ProgrammingRuby/html/tut_methods.html)?

HTH,
Chris