Apologies in advance if this has been covered here before, but it's
hard to do a search on a term like "try"
First off, I've been thinking that the current behavior of try may not
be the most logical:
Would it not make more sense for NilClass to return nil on try only
for those methods it doesn't respond to itself? For the vast majority
of cases it won't make a difference, but it just seems more logical to
me that way.
Secondly, I'd like to suggest an alternate syntax for try, using a
I've been using this myself for a while, and I find it more natural
than the send style syntax, which I also support for those cases where
Incidently, I also set up a not proxy, so that I can do
Which I find reads better as well.
In any case, I can submit a patch with an of these changes, if there's