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authordrbrain <drbrain@b2dd03c8-39d4-4d8f-98ff-823fe69b080e>2013-01-15 00:29:56 +0000
committerdrbrain <drbrain@b2dd03c8-39d4-4d8f-98ff-823fe69b080e>2013-01-15 00:29:56 +0000
commit17bc951fc53e51469f39ff78fd40cad50daea278 (patch)
treee2448fa7cc21d5e4fb90cef70c398e17d7ad42c1 /doc/syntax
parenteeee1908824cd0ebaf8ea6c4a2019be887b280ed (diff)
* doc/syntax/calling_methods.rdoc (Receiver): Added :: as pointed out
by Tony Arcieri * doc/syntax/calling_methods.rdoc (Block Argument): Fixed { } block examples as pointed out by David Copeland. git-svn-id: svn+ssh://ci.ruby-lang.org/ruby/trunk@38818 b2dd03c8-39d4-4d8f-98ff-823fe69b080e
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diff --git a/doc/syntax/calling_methods.rdoc b/doc/syntax/calling_methods.rdoc
index b6c88cd..9b284de 100644
--- a/doc/syntax/calling_methods.rdoc
+++ b/doc/syntax/calling_methods.rdoc
@@ -24,6 +24,9 @@ This sends the +my_method+ message to +my_object+. Any object can be a
receiver but depending on the method's visibility sending a message may raise a
NoMethodError.
+You may also use <code>::</code> to designate a receiver, but this is rarely
+used due to the potential for confusion with <code>::</code> for namespaces.
+
== Positional Arguments
The positional arguments for the message follow the method name:
@@ -68,13 +71,13 @@ or:
my_method {
# ...
- end
+ }
<code>do end</code> has lower precedence than <code>{ }</code> so:
method_1 method_2 {
# ...
- end
+ }
Sends the block to +method_2+ while: