Hi,

In message "Re: [ ruby-Bugs-8156 ] class variables and inheritance"
    on Sun, 28 Jan 2007 23:13:11 +0900, dblack / wobblini.net writes:

|> How about instance variables, Are they shared among subclasses, and will
|> this change in 1.9?
|
|Instance variables belong to instances.  They have no concept of class
|or subclass, just object.  Unless Matz has a very big surprise waiting
|for us, this will not change in 1.9 :-)

No, ;-)