On Monday 09 May 2005 05:44 pm, karlin.fox / gmail.com wrote:
> I think 'idioclass' is the best suggestion so far.  'eigenclass' is too
> formal-sounding and will only confuse those who already use the prefix
> for it's meaning in mathematics.  Idioclass follows Matz's decree of
> describing it as per-object, while still providing an intuitive
> description of the concept in a single, unique word.

I don't really know what I'm talking about (I'm a newbie) but why not call it 
the "self class"?  (IIUC, it is the (self) class of an object, for the 
purpose of allowing the addition of methods to an object.  And that is 
(almost) what eigen means, isn't it?)

Randy Kramer