On 6 Ϧ, 12:24, Yukihiro Matsumoto <m... / ruby-lang.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> In message "Re: CORE - Altering Behaviour of "each do" (default param "item")"
>   on Mon, 6 Jun 2011 18:15:32 +0900, Ilias Lazaridis <il... / lazaridis.com> writes:
>
> |> That reminds me Groovy's it. 
> |
> |I don't know "Groovy", but I dislike the "it", as it cannot be spoken
> |like "each item" or "each value".
>
> So being "speakable" is important from your point of view, is it?

Yes, usually I prefer to have source code that can be "spoken".

> |> Currently I have no plan to change the core like that.
> |
> |So this would be a low-priority issue?
> |Would a thoroughly worked out patch be accepted?
>
> I am concerned about compatibility for corner-case behavior and
> performance loss, both of which does not seem to be in your interest.

I understand (and share) those concerns.

Hypothetically, if a patch would have no performance losses and would
not influence behaviour in any way, would it be considered?

.

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