Rob Biedenharn wrote:
> The parser already refused to treat .5 as a Float literal insisting that 
> it be 0.5 so I doubt that .foo would get any more favorable treatment as 
> a special case (since .5 isn't really all that special).

Well, you never know... Matz *did* add the Symbol#to_proc conversion in
1.9 and also the foo\n.bar "fluent interface" syntax. So apparently
trivial changes *do* make their way into core... sometimes.

-Daniel