On Mar 25, 2011, at 14:22 , Iain Barnett wrote:

>> Yeah. Well... I disagree. We really don't need extra magical syntax. I can almost guarantee you that this proposal would get rejected by ruby-core@, but you're free to ask.
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> I find that a strange argument, applied across the language and a lot of what is regularly used would be binned. Aliases, attributes and method synonyms would all go immediately.

Well I'm not applying across the whole language... Otherwise we'd all be coding in assembly. :D