----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Yukihiro Matsumoto" <matz / ruby-lang.org>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 31, 2002 9:31 PM
Subject: Re: String#begins?(s)


> I don't like the name "begins?".  It's not obvious.
> I don't like names like "beginWith?" or "begin_with?" neither.
> 
> matz.
> p.s.
> If you can find a good name, you've accomplished 90% of the job.

Hmm, I think I would use the name "prefix?" for this.

Hal Fulton