In article <200311291314.07578.ser / germane-software.com>,
  "Sean E. Russell" <ser / germane-software.com> writes:

> Yes, and as we all know, the documentation is *always* kept up to date.

Good.

> There is a separate mailing list for REXML, and I get quite a number of direct 
> correspondances, as well.  I'd guess that less than 10% of the REXML 
> discussion occurs in ruby-talk.

I searched 183 emails in the archive of ser-rexml / germane-software.com
but I couldn't find a such question.

>> Would you give me some example references?
>
> I can forward emails, if you like.  They're mostly not complaints about the 
> hash-ed nature of the arguments, but rather "how do I do this", and "I can't 
> get this to work", and "how does this work?"

Would you show Message-IDs of such emails?

> The problem is in handling polymorphic methods.   Ruby doesn't support method 
> polymorphism, meaning that to have method foo() that takes EITHER a string 
> and an optional int, OR a Foo and an optional String and an optional int, I 
> have to produce some pretty complex code to handle the various possible 
> states.

There is no such problem in open-uri, at least now.
-- 
Tanaka Akira