----- Original Message -----
From: "Brett H. Williams" <brett_williams / agilent.com>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Monday, August 04, 2003 4:38 PM
Subject: Re: change in class << for 1.8.0?


> > Btw, it's probably a bad idea to name your methods with leading caps.
>
> Yes--copied from the app which prompted the question which is implemented
> in C++ with such capitalization.  I realize it isn't the norm, but is
there
> another reason you say it's a "bad idea"?

Partly just convention, but there are also situations
where the parser gets confused. I think a method name
starting with a capital *has* to have a receiver, for
instance.

Hal