On Jan 28, 2005, at 15:29, James Edward Gray II wrote:

> * If a Ruby core method isn't behaving quite like you need it to, just 
> edit it to fit your task.

This sounds very much like the ultimate "nuclear" option in 
Objective-C... after indiscriminately applying +poseAsClass: left and 
right add some random "method swizzlings" for good measure...

http://www.cocoadev.com/index.pl?MethodSwizzling

Not recommended. Even when you think you know what you are doing in the 
first place.

Newbies especially should stick to the principle of "least magic"...

Just my 2 

Cheers

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