@ as a method name
dway at riskmetrics.com
Sat Feb 8 01:09:53 UTC 2003
(Filling in a few details)
Bob Arning wrote:
> On Fri, 07 Feb 2003 16:41:52 -0800 Derek Brans <brans at nerdonawire.com> wrote:
> >Can @ be used as a method with one argument?
> >self @ 2
Also, the "@" method already exists in the class Number... it's used to make
> >What about as part of a method name:
> >self @size: 10
Special characters such as "@" can only be used in "binary" selectors (method
names), which always have one argument, and cannot include any alphanumeric
characters. Examples: +, -, //, etc.
"Keyword" selectors such as "size:" can contain only alphanumeric characters.
- Doug Way
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