Sean O'Dell wrote:
> On Monday 28 June 2004 13:27, Florian Gross wrote:
> 
>>Sean O'Dell wrote:
>>
>>>>>>Oddly, Sean, when you are saying, "it worked like I said it could",
>>>>>>I am hearing Guy saying, "yes - but it doesn't work like I said it
>>>>>>wouldn't."
>>>>
>>>>[what ts did.]
>>>
>>>Ah, so it was insulting when I didn't accept his word outright.  I see. 
>>>Well, I meant no harm; I didn't know Guy knew so much about the internals
>>>he could make a quick call like that.
>>
>>But if you really can't agree with me here, then I guess it is okay. In
>>that case I just feel a bit sorry that a common denominator could not be
>>found; that would make all the people who didn't even try to find one
>>appear in a better light than they deserve.
> 
> 
> What are we disagreeing on?  I understand that Guy knows enough about Ruby 
> that he can quickly determine the likelihood that #class= would ever be safe 
> enough for release.  I'm not sure what part of what I said you feel puts me 
> in disagreement with you.

He thought you were being sarcastic in the paragraph starting "Ah..."
I had to read it twice, but decided you were not.

Guy (ts) is not superhuman, of course, but I would speculate that he
knows more about Ruby internals than anyone else outside Japan (and
quite a few or nearly all in Japan).


Hal