Hi,

In message "What happened to keyword arguments for 1.8?"
    on 03/08/17, David Heinemeier Hansson <david / loudthinking.com> writes:

|"Some languages feature ``keyword arguments''---that is, instead of 
|passing arguments in a given order and quantity, you pass the name of 
|the argument with its value, in any order.  Ruby 1.6 does not have 
|keyword arguments (although they are scheduled to be implemented in 
|Ruby 1.8)."

Not in 1.8.  There are more issues to consider.  The experiment will
take place in 1.9 series.

							matz.