Ilmari Heikkinen <kig / misfiring.net> wrote:
> On 10.5.2005, at 07:54, Martin DeMello wrote:
> >
> > This is actually my primary use case for class variables (@@var) -
> > inheriting configuration defaults down a class tree.
> 
> The problem with class vars is that changing them in the subclass 
> affects the superclass aswell.

Yes, but you're the programmer - simply don't change them in the
subclass.

martin