Quoting mental / rydia.net:

> Quoting gabriele renzi <surrender_it / -remove-yahoo.it>:
>
> > > I think it's a good idea to allow `class' to be called from
> > within
> > > methods if there's a dot after it
> > >
> > >   class.some_method  # legal
> > >   class              # illegal, or rather, creates a new
> class
> >
> > +1, but I wonder if this may be a limitation of the parser
>
> You could do it with some work, I think, but it'd make the
> grammar even uglier.

Well, I take that back, sort of.  You've got to do lookahead for <
versus << after class anyway.

I think I will have a better sense of what's going to look
reasonable once I've gotten further on the subset grammar (I guess
I'll devote some time to that tonight).

-mental