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Hi,

Since most other Ruby classes have a name with the first letter in 
uppercase, I think "fatal" should be no exception.

Here's a patch for the 1.8 branch if you want, but the change itself is 
very trivial.

  - Otto Hilska

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Index: error.c
--- error.c	(revision 18387)
+++ error.c	(working copy)
@@ -997,7 +997,7 @@
     rb_define_method(rb_eSystemExit, "status", exit_status, 0);
     rb_define_method(rb_eSystemExit, "success?", exit_success_p, 0);
 
-    rb_eFatal  	     b_define_class("fatal", rb_eException);
+    rb_eFatal  	     b_define_class("Fatal", rb_eException);
     rb_eSignal       b_define_class("SignalException", rb_eException);
     rb_eInterrupt    b_define_class("Interrupt", rb_eSignal);
 

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