It kinda sorta works—with several asterisks. Hence the reason it took me so long to even write an article about Ruby 3 typing. I think I’m onboard with where this is all headed, but we have a ways to get there.
Historically, the only way you could truly achieve async parallelism in Ruby would be to fork multiple processes or schedule background jobs. Until now.
Updated for Ruby 3.1! How improved pattern matching and rightward assignment make it possible to “destructure” hashes and arrays in Ruby 3.