> me either, that was sort of my point hindsight being 20/20, seemed like the
> thing to do at the time. althought i'd be interested in hearing more about
> what transfire is talking about perhaps there is more to it than i'm seeing

Well, it just a differnt way to think about coding  --prototypes vs
calsses. Your OpenClass provides a means very similar to what I was
doing in exploring this. That's all really. Coding in Ruby generally
though, I think OpenStruct would prove more useful.

T.