On 11.12.2004, at 22:13, zuzu wrote:

> but the Kernel's puts/print
> fuction doesn't seem to carry over.  it works fine as a global
> keyword, but a programmer cannot
>
>    "this is a string".puts
>
> and produce the desired result.  instead the programmer must
>
>    puts "this is a string"

As far as I know, it's a matter of

STDOUT.puts(string)

versus

string.puts(STDOUT)

(and then there's Kernel#p, which is an anomaly)