On Jan 24, 2006, at 2:47 PM, Robert Klemme wrote:

> Note, the difference between yours and mine was that you first
> delegated and then subclassed the delegating class.

My usage was straight out of the delegate docs:

http://www.ruby-doc.org/stdlib/libdoc/delegate/rdoc/index.html

Technically, I wrote those docs, but I certainly didn't invent that  
idiom.  I mainly copied it from Matz's usage in TempFile.  (I believe  
he wrote that, my apologies if I mis-credited there.)

James Edward Gray II