Robert Klemme wrote:
> 2006/6/17, uncutstone wu <uncutstone / sina.com>:
>> It seems self-similarity or closure will give ruby many benefits.
>>
>> But what's the benefits we can get? I appreciate your opinions.
> 
> Everything is an object
> 
>  - there's a certain set of methods that can be invoked on any
> instance, like #to_s, #hash etc.  See Obejct.instance_methods()
> 
>  - anything can be stored in a variable (not like Java for example
> where you cannot store POD values in a variable of type
> java.lang.Object)
> 
>  - generally every value can be treated in a generic way
> 
> Everything is an expression
> 
>  - I don't see that much advantage from this in a language like Ruby,
> probably one of the most useful features together with the fact that
> everything is an object is that you can chain values through boolean
> operators like x = a || b || c.
> 
> Just some thoughts
> 
> Kind regards
> 
> robert

Very thanks.

uncutstone


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