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Revert "An updated description of Object#try to better reflect changes documented at and"

This reverts commit 9290881.
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commit c9b8a26ba1cd8277580fc2a554fe3a67a52f1756 1 parent 9290881
@lifo lifo authored
Showing with 6 additions and 11 deletions.
  1. +6 −11 activesupport/lib/active_support/core_ext/try.rb
17 activesupport/lib/active_support/core_ext/try.rb
@@ -1,9 +1,6 @@
class Object
- # Invokes the method identified by +symbol+, passing it any arguments
- # and/or the block specified, just like the regular Ruby <tt>Object#send</tt> does.
- #
- # *Unlike* that method however, a +NoMethodError+ exception will *not* be raised
- # and +nil+ will be returned instead, if the receiving object is a +nil+ object or NilClass.
+ # Tries to send the method only if object responds to it. Return +nil+ otherwise.
+ # It will also forward any arguments and/or block like Object#send does.
# ==== Examples
@@ -15,15 +12,13 @@ class Object
# With try
# @person.try(:name)
- # +try+ also accepts arguments and/or a block, for the method it is trying
+ # Try also accepts arguments/blocks for the method it is trying
# Person.try(:find, 1)
# @people.try(:collect) {|p|}
- # This method definition below is for rdoc purposes only. The alias_method call
- # below overrides it as an optimization since +try+ behaves like +Object#send+,
- # unless called on +NilClass+.
- def try(symbol, *args, &block)
- send(symbol, *args, &block)
+ # This method def is for rdoc only. The alias_method below overrides it as an optimization.
+ def try(method, *args, &block)
+ send(method, *args, &block)
alias_method :try, :__send__
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