On Fri, 20 Feb 2004 17:25:17 +0900, Mark Hubbart <discord / mac.com> wrote:

> I second that. Adding an optional boolean argument to the function to 
> get different results doesn't quite seem rubyish to me.

Well, it's certainly not unprecedented in Ruby:

  Range.new(start, end, exclusive=false)
  load(filename, wrap=false)
  obj.respond_to?(symbol, include_private=false)
  obj.private_methods(all=true)
  obj.protected_methods(all=true)
  obj.public_methods(all=true)


regards,
andrew