"John Kaurin" <jkaurin / home.com> wrote
in message news:WdFP6.85103$V5.14668107 / news1.rdc1.mi.home.com...
>
> But in a general Ruby programming view, where one programmer
> is controlling all the files, is it good practice for a superclass to
> use a method (or instance variable) defined by a derived class?

It's all software, and so there may be a reason for something like this.

The answer should probably be made on a case-by-case basis. Is there
a specific example you are wrestling with? That may lead to a more
interesting discussion.

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Patrick Logan
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