Eric Sven Ristad <ristad / mnemonic.com> writes:

>    MY is a sad workaround slapped onto a grotesque programming
>    language after the designers gradually came to understand that
>    their language was an ungodly mess, that programs written in
>    their language were a nest of bugs, and they really had no idea
>    what they were doing after all.

While your point about my() and feature requests might be well-taken,
your flames are not.  Is this the kind of advocacy that you consider
conducive to the health and acceptance of Ruby?  

-- 
Jonathan Feinberg   jdf / pobox.com   Sunny Brooklyn, NY
http://pobox.com/~jdf