Kevin Bullock <kbullock / ringworld.org> writes:

> Just some random thoughts I had. Seems like I may have seen this 
> before... is this an established idiom?

There was a time when toplevel defs were *private* instance methods of
Object.  The pickaxe says this anyway.  I see nothing in the
Changelogs about any intentional change, so my guess is it's a bug.
Gurus?