In article <200311230325.21687.transami / runbox.com>,
  "T. Onoma" <transami / runbox.com> writes:

> So the advantage is having less implementation code. In fact you could write a 
> whole class that had nearly zero assignment code and all respond_to? 
> activators. (That would be interseting to see actually.) On the downsie it 
> might have some small performance loss, and, of course, we're simply not used 
> to the idea. 

As Elliott pointed out, it has a problem with typo detection.

As _why explained, typo detection is possible.  But it needs more
code.

So, the advantage "less implementation code" is not valid with typo
detection.
-- 
Tanaka Akira