Christoph wrote:
> "Christian Szegedy"
> ...
> 
>>Using blocks has some other benevolent psychological
>>and aesthetical aspect: it prevents an inflation of parenthesis.
>>Whatever you prefer: do ... end or
>>{ ... }, it gives valuable hints: this is a piece
>>of executable code, while the CAML, LISP and smalltalk
>>syntax is much less balanced in my eyes.
>>
>>Therefore, I think that Ruby is at least as elegant
>>and powerful in handling functional features as the functional languges.
> 
> 
> Try writing something as seemly simple as a functional
> Proc composition in Ruby (preserving arity etc.)
> 
> class Proc
>     def *(an_other_proc)
>           ..
>      end
> end
> 
> 
> This experience might change your mind ...
> 
> /Christoph
> 
> 

Oops, I was (now, It tested it):

class Proc
   def *(other)
     lambda{ |parms| self[other[*parms]] }
   end
end