On 6/19/05, R. Mark Volkmann <mark / ociweb.com> wrote:
> What is the recommended way in Ruby to prevent other classes from creating
> instances of a given class?  The class isn't a singleton.  It creates several
> instances of itself and no additional instances should be able to be created.
> 
> I considered making the new method private, but thought there might be a better
> way.

What could be a better way than making new private? :)
The simplest solution is the best!

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