On Saturday 05 June 2004 10:39, Dave Thomas wrote:
> On Jun 5, 2004, at 12:30, Sean O'Dell wrote:
> > I just don't like this duck-typing business.  I can handle dynamic
> > typing, but
> > I wish there were something more solid about the typing, at least a
> > way to
> > know when an object implements a certain interface or not, so I can
> > tell an
> > array-like object from a hash-like object.
>
> Perhaps you could design the interface to your classes so that the
> distinction is either explicit or irrelevant.

It's not my classes that are the problem, it's all of the other objects that 
respond to [] and []=, but which aren't hash-like (they're array-like, and 
even then it's anyone's guess as to the functionality).

	Sean O'Dell