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1 files changed, 19 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/object.c b/object.c
index e9639b0..949e521 100644
--- a/object.c
+++ b/object.c
@@ -570,6 +570,25 @@ rb_obj_size(VALUE self, VALUE args, VALUE obj)
* 3.next.then {|x| x**x }.to_s #=> "256"
* "my string".yield_self {|s| s.upcase } #=> "MY STRING"
*
+ * Good usage for +yield_self+ is values piping in long method
+ * chains:
+ *
+ * require 'open-uri'
+ * require 'json'
+ *
+ * construct_url(arguments).
+ * yield_self { |url| open(url).read }.
+ * yield_self { |response| JSON.parse(response) }
+ *
+ * When called without block, the method returns +Enumerator+,
+ * which can be used, for example, for conditional
+ * circuit-breaking:
+ *
+ * # meets condition, no-op
+ * 1.yield_self.detect(&:odd?) # => 1
+ * # does not meet condition, drop value
+ * 2.yeild_self.detect(&:odd?) # => nil
+ *
*/
static VALUE