On Nov 7, 2005, at 3:36 AM, Christophe Grandsire wrote:
> I still don't understand why the "class << object" notation is  
> considered
> unintuitive. I myself read it as "enter the singleton class of the  
> particular
> object". "<<" fits the "enter/come in" meaning quite well, and  
> taken that way
> it is pointing in the right direction: you're entering a class.

And can understand this mental model of the syntax.  It is what I've  
come to
understand also.   My point was that it is a *different* mental model  
than
what I use for:

	class A < B; end.

The A and B here have different relationship than the object/singleton
class relationship.


Gary Wright