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Feature #11227

May it be possible to add some symbols to IO.new() ?

Added by shevegen (Robert A. Heiler) about 5 years ago. Updated about 5 years ago.

Status:
Feedback
Priority:
Normal
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Target version:
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[ruby-core:69470]

Description

Hello.

IO.new() wants a number.

io = IO.new(1)

Would it be possible or desirable to also allow symbols?

Such as:

io = IO.new(:stdout)

The :stdout seems to make it slightly easier for me
to remember which of the variants (0,1,2) is which
(stdin, stdout, stderr).

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