On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 12:58 PM, Gregory Brown
<gregory.t.brown / gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 3:41 AM, Christian Neukirchen
> <chneukirchen / gmail.com> wrote:
>> _why <why / ruby-lang.org> writes:
>>
>>> I don't want to be indelicate and we can address this some other
>>> time.  Maybe a good place for an easter egg would be as a virtual
>>> global variable.  Global vars are a rather open namespace and if we
>>> kept the code in C none of the strings here would be allocated until
>>> needed.  I think ts would appreciate that efficiency, perhaps?
>>>
>>> Anyway, what do you think about an $ABOUT with a singleton?
>>>
>>>   $ABOUT = %{"Maybe because Ruby is a mansion, a backdoor is bigger than you expect."\n  - matz}
>>>   def $ABOUT.ts
>>>     %{"I know nothing, I just ask ruby what it do."\n  - Guy Decoux (1955 - 2008)}
>>>   end
>
>> I like it.  It's a bit like "import this", but deeper.
>
> http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-core/18631

Whoops, random paste by accident.  I was trying to type +1, I like
this proposed feature.
Maybe $ABOUT can be a real feature and $ABOUT.ts an easter egg, though.

-greg

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