On Aug 9, 2004, at 12:21 PM, Robert Klemme wrote:

>
> "Mark Hubbart" <discord / mac.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> news:436A6DB6-EA23-11D8-B619-000A95D2DFAE / mac.com...
>
>> Class is a template for creating objects. Object is a subclass of
>> class.
>
> Not quite:
>
>>> Class.ancestors
> => [Class, Module, Object, Kernel]
>>> Object.class
> => Class
>
> Class is a sub class of Object, while Object is an instance of Class!

whoops... I didn't say what I meant there. What I said was obviously 
wrong :) I meant it the other way around. I should proof my messages 
better. :/ Anyway, that was mainly a statement to introduce the link, 
which does a much better job of stating things than I did...

>> This is a fairly common OO topic, and there is a pretty good
>> description of classes and objects here:
>>
>> http://www.visibleworkings.com/little-ruby/Chapter3.pdf
>
> Kind regards
>
>     robert
>
>