On 11/30/05, Elf M. Sternberg <elf / drizzle.com> wrote:
> I keep seeing this syntax in documentation: Object#method, but in actual
> use sending a message to an object is usually
>
>         object = Object.new
>         object.method
>
> Is this just to emphasize that method() operates on an instance of
> Object and not the class Object?

As others have said, yes. As I understand it, though, it's a smalltalkism.

-austin
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