> I like this, but I'm pretty sure I wouldn't want that same feature in
> say...rm.  :)  Or ruby for that matter!

LOL

My thought was that you could have aliases for methods as well as having
shorter versions:

[ls|dir|directory]

So rather than specify each to call the other, define a very dynamic regexp
to do the work for you.

John.

"Josh Huber" <huber / alum.wpi.edu> wrote in message
news:87ele8psuy.fsf / alum.wpi.edu...
> Tom Sawyer <transami / transami.net> writes:
>
> > instersting. with something like this, if the method_missing routine
> > was sophisticated enough you could have "sloppy"
> > programming. imagine your program still working even if you
> > misspelled a method call. a strange notion.
>
> This reminds me of a bash feature which lets you mistype a directory
> name by 1 character and still have the cd work:
>
> $> pwd
> /home/huber
> $> ls -ld tmp
> drwx------    3 huber    huber        4096 Jul 12 15:40 tmp
> $> cd tmpf
> tmp
> $> pwd
> /home/huber/tmp
>
> I like this, but I'm pretty sure I wouldn't want that same feature in
> say...rm.  :)  Or ruby for that matter!
>
> --
> Josh Huber
>
>