Michael Neumann wrote:
> Stephan K?mper wrote:
> 
>> before I go ahead and post my proposal directly to the FAQ site, I 
>> though I'd better share the proposal here...
>>
>> I tend to add this question, as it regularly is touched here in 
>> discussions and questions:
>>
>> What's with 'overloading' and 'overriding' methods in Ruby? And what's 
>> the difference between them anyway?
> 
> 
> Overloading usually means in C++ or Java:
> 
>   void my_method();
>   void my_method(int arg);
>   void my_method(int arg, char* x);
> 
> I.e. static polymorphism based on method signatures (the matching method 
> is found at compile time, hence "static").
> In Ruby, we don't have this kind of polymorhphism. Okay we can emulate 
> this using:

Yes, I know that. I just suggested to have this question (and answer) 
added to the FAQ. And I actually volunteer to do so. :-)

Happy rubying

Stephan