"Aaron Hinni" <aaron / hinnispace.com> writes:

> > > Yes, but this does not help when you mispell the left hand word:
> > >
> > >       fred = 1
> > >       betr = fred + 1
> >
> > Umm, it does next time you try to use it. And if you don't use it,
> > then it doesn't matter :)
> 
> Actually it would matter if you had already used bert... then mistyped it,
> then used bert again... expecting its value to have been changed.

Yes, that's true.

Now, the bigger question. Is this a problem in practice, in real Ruby
code?



Dave