On Monday, June 7, 2004, 11:27:41 PM, David wrote:

> I think what we may be running into is the possibility that
> "ducktyping a Hash" is in a sense a contradiction in terms.

Let me just say that Sean, despite his protestations, doesn't really
want to check that something is "hash-like".  He wants to check that
something is "map-like".  Forget fetch, store, [], etc.  A map has two
essential properties: "keys" and "values".  OK, we can all go home now
:)

Gavin