Hi,

Am Montag, 24. Jan 2005, 17:25:52 +0900 schrieb Neulinger Robert (SMS T CARS SW External):
> I'm tying to overload the "! operator", which should be possible due
> to the explanation in the book "Programming ruby" -> The Ruby
> Language ->Operator Expressions,
> but it's not working.
> 
> On the other hand in the FAQ the ! operator is marked as non-overloadable.
> ---------------
> http://www.rubycentral.com/faq/rubyfaq-7.html
> See section 7.2...
> 
> What is the truth and/or how does it work?

Further, the 1.4 Manual
(http://www.ruby-doc.org/docs/Manual/man-1.4/syntax.html#operator)
says:

Most of operators are just method invocation in special
form. But some operators are not methods, but built in to
the syntax:

    =, .., ..., !, not, &&, and, ||, or, !=, !~ 

Bertram



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