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Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

Start file
class Golfer
     def initialize; end # initialize
  def useless; end;
  
     def self.hello(a,b,c,d)
      puts "Hello #{a}, #{b}, #{c}, #{d}"
   end
end
End file
class Golfer
  def self.hello(*a)
    puts "Hello #{a.join(',')}"
  end
end

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2,7c2,4
<      def initialize; end # initialize
<   def useless; end;
<   
<      def self.hello(a,b,c,d)
<       puts "Hello #{a}, #{b}, #{c}, #{d}"
<    end
---
>   def self.hello(*a)
>     puts "Hello #{a.join(',')}"
>   end

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#1312 Patrick Muldoon / @d00n - Score: 206 - 12/29/10 @ 15:12
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