Matz,

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this.  It is great to get it
from the source.

I understand your point and the self.call thing is a small thing to get used
to considering the beauty of everything else.

Peace
john

Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:

> Unlike Smalltalk, Ruby has methods to be called like functions in
> other languages, for example, "print".Theyaresetprivatetoavoid
> confusion.
> 
> matz.