Sometimes I leave copies of why's book on the train, for children to find.

why the lucky stiff wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 01, 2006 at 03:15:28AM +0900, Eric Mill wrote:
>> That's being a little oversemantical.  Going into the details of Ruby's 
>> call chain and how method lookups work underneath the hood would totally 
>> defeat the intent of why's book, which is to welcome new blood and 
>> inspire curiosity as to how Ruby could possibly be as magic as why 
>> (accurately) portrays it.
> 
> Actually, the book *only* aspires to be underground (and, hopefully, one day:
> illegal.)  Anything else is incidental.  I second the de-recommending of this
> book -- in the hopes that it will stay a dark, misunderstood and unknown guide.
> 
> But, yes, I will change that to read "method call" rather than "method" after
> I've had an autumn or two to think about it.
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> _why
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