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- Dave Baldwin #1
ruby 1.8 space before argument parenthesis
I have just moved over to using 1.8 and on a previously working script
I now get
@field = getField (line)
warning: don't put space before argument parentheses
but later on
out << "some string".gsub (/[\s\n]*$/, "")
(under the first /)
syntax error (SyntaxError)
Removing the space gets rid of the syntax error or changing the <<
operator to a += give a warning.
I personally like to have the space before an argument parenthesis, but
it seems odd that in one place it deserves a warning and in others it
gets an error.
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- Yukihiro Matsumoto #2
Re: ruby 1.8 space before argument parenthesis
In message "ruby 1.8 space before argument parenthesis"
on 03/10/15, Dave Baldwin <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
|I personally like to have the space before an argument parenthesis, but
|it seems odd that in one place it deserves a warning and in others it
|gets an error.
It's caused by limitation of yacc parser generator (and my brain).
Please stand, and don't put spaces before argument parentheses, please.
Yukihiro Matsumoto Guest