On 05/05/06, Dick Davies <rasputnik / gmail.com> wrote:

> Can I propose "extend the object, not the class" as rule #1.

In case that's a bit opaque, this page explains what I'm on about:

  http://www.rubygarden.org/ruby?SingletonTutorial

 - especially the phrase

  'You could add the POP3 server methods to class TCPSocket but that
pollutes a general-purpose system class that you might be using for
other things.'

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