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Calls the given block with each integer value from self down to limit; returns self:
a = []
10.downto(5) {|i| a << i }              # => 10
a                                       # => [10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5]
a = []
0.downto(-5) {|i| a << i }              # => 0
a                                       # => [0, -1, -2, -3, -4, -5]
4.downto(5) {|i| fail 'Cannot happen' } # => 4
With no block given, returns an Enumerator.
 
               static VALUE
int_downto(VALUE from, VALUE to)
{
    RETURN_SIZED_ENUMERATOR(from, 1, &to, int_downto_size);
    if (FIXNUM_P(from) && FIXNUM_P(to)) {
        long i, end;

        end = FIX2LONG(to);
        for (i=FIX2LONG(from); i >= end; i--) {
            rb_yield(LONG2FIX(i));
        }
    }
    else {
        VALUE i = from, c;

        while (!(c = rb_funcall(i, '<', 1, to))) {
            rb_yield(i);
            i = rb_funcall(i, '-', 1, INT2FIX(1));
        }
        if (NIL_P(c)) rb_cmperr(i, to);
    }
    return from;
}
            

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