Adam Wildavsky wrote:
> I'd like to call a particular inherited method rather than the one in my 
> immediate ancestor. For instance
> 
> class Parent

     alias object__to_s to_s

>     def to_s
>         super.to_s + " Parent-specific stuff here."
>     end
> end
> 
> class Child < Parent
>     def to_s
>          # I want to call Object.to_s here ...

         object__to_s

>     end
> end
> 
> I can't figure out the right syntax. Any hints? For what it's worth I'm 
> using Ruby 1.8.1.

Regards,

   Michael