On Saturday 27 November 2010 00:45:14 w_a_x_man wrote:
> On Nov 26, 8:11 am, Arturo Garcia <arturo.g.art... / gmail.com> wrote:
> > the "&" is a shortcut to "to_proc"
> > 
> > class Symbol
> >   def to_proc
> >     lambda { |x| x.__send__(self) }
> 
> Note that it's to_proc, not to_lambda. I don't see why
> anyone would want to type the gibberish "lambda" when
> he could type the shorter and clearer "proc".
Yes, is to_proc.  not because is shorter and clearer, btw, but because is 
to_proc.