I've written a very nuts+bolts article on metaclasses (aka virtual 
classes or metaobjects), since they still lurk under a shroud of fear 
and enigma.

<http://whytheluckystiff.net/articles/seeingMetaclassesClearly.html>

I'm hoping this will help uncover the truth.  If anything is unclear, 
please report it.  Shed a light.

Sharkin',

_why