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1 Language Spec.
2
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3 - def foo; .. rescue .. end
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4 - compile time string concatenation, "hello" "world" => "helloworld"
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5 - rescue modifier; a rescue b => begin a rescue; b end
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6 - %w(a\ b\ c abc) => ["a b c", "abc"]
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7 - objectify symbols
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8 - class variable (prefix @@)
9 - rescue RuntimeError in err ??
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10 * operator !! for rescue. ???
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11 * objectify characters
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12 * ../... outside condition invokes operator method too.
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13 * ... inside condition turns off just before right condition.???
14 * package or access control for global variables??
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15 * named arguments like foo(nation:="german") or foo(nation: "german").
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16 * method to retrieve argument information (needs new C API)
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17 * multiple return values, yield values. maybe incompatible ???
18 * cascading method invocation ???
19 * def Class#method .. end ??
20 * class Foo::Bar<Baz .. end, module Boo::Bar .. end
21 * def Foo::Bar::baz() .. end ??
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22 * I18N (or M17N) script/string/regexp
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23 * Fixnum 0 as false ????
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24 * discourage use of symbol variable (e.g. $/, etc.) in manual
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25 * discourage use of Perlish features by giving warnings.
26 * `exception' method to be alternative for `$!'. ??
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27 * non confusing in-block local variable (is it possible?)
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28 + remove scope by block
29 + variables appears within block may have independent values.
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30
31 Hacking Interpreter
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33 - use eban's fnmatch
34 - RUBYOPT environment variable
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35 - alias $defout $>
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36 - retrieve STACK_LEVEL_MAX from users' limit.
37 - remove end_proc registered out of require only
38 - all object made freezable
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39 * non-blocking open (e.g. for named pipe) for thread
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40 * avoid blocking with gethostbyname/gethostbyaddr (use fork ???)
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41 * objectify interpreters ???
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42 * remove rb_eval() recursions
43 * syntax tree -> bytecode ???
44 * scrambled script, or script filter
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45 * setuid ruby
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46 * performance tune for in-block (dynamic) local variables.
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47 * generational GC ?? (is it possible?)
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48
49 Standard Libraries
50
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51 - hash[key] = nil does not remove entry; hashes may have nil as the value.
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52 - hash.fetch(key) raises exception if key is not found.
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53 - Array#{first,last,at}
54 - Dir.glob(pat){|f|...}
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55 - sprintf/printf's $ to specify argument order
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56 - Dir.glob("**/*.c") ala zsh
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57 - Remove Enumerable#{size,length}
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58 - Array#slice, Array#slice!
59 - String#slice, String#slice!
60 - Marshal should handle generic instance variables.
61 - debugger for thread programming
62 - SyntaxError, NameError, LoadError and NotImplementError are subclasses of
63 ScriptError<Exception, not StandardError.
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64 - Thread::start gives arguments, not a thread object to the block
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65 - regexp: (?>..), \G
66 - Struct::new([name,]member,...)
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67 - IO#reopen accepts path as well
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68 - Kernel#scan
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69 - call initialize for builtin classes too
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70 - performance tune for String's non-bang methods.
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71 - 'w' template for pack/unpack
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72 - alternative for interator? => block_given?
73 - regex - /p (make obsolete), /m (new)
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74 * String#scanf(?)
75 * Object#fmt(?)
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76 * Integer#{bin,oct,hex,heX}
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77 * Time::strptime
78 * Integer[num], Float[num]; Fixnum[num]?
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79 * method to retrieve non-number trailer for to_i/to_f.
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80 * Stream or Port, abstract superclass of IO ?
81 * String#{pred,prev}, String#downto
82 * optional stepsize argument for succ()
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83 * Ruby module -- Ruby::Version, Ruby::Interpreter
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84 * introduce Boolean class; super of TrueClass, FalseClass
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85
86 Extension Libraries
87
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88 - FastCGI ruby
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89 * ptk.rb pTk wrapper that is compatible to tk.rb
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90 * Berkeley DB extension
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91 * BitVector
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92
93 Ruby Libraries
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95 - net/http.rb
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96 * add uri.rb
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97 * urllib.rb, nttplib.rb, etc.
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98 * format like perl's
99
100 Tools
101
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102 - extension library maker using SWIG
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103 * freeze or undump to bundle everything
104
105 Misc
106
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107 - publish Ruby books
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108 * publish Ruby books in English
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109
110 Things To Do Before 1.6
111
112 * fix spec. for the following:
113
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114 * alternative for $! (exception? in? =>? :?)
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115 * mkmf.rb - create_makefile("net/socket")
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