dblack / wobblini.net wrote:
> Hi --
>
> On Mon, 1 Jan 2007, Devin Mullins wrote:
>
> > Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:
> >> |* Oh, and lets not forget the forever arguable method name for (class
> >> |<< self; self; end). But please give us something concise.
> >>
> >> Yes, the name is the biggest obstacle now.
> > I take it you don't like meta_class, the most often proposed name for it. How
> > about virtual_class, or singleton_class, or both?
> >
> > irb(main):001:0> a=5; def a.foo; end
> > TypeError: can't define singleton method "foo" for Fixnum
> >        from (irb):1
> > irb(main):002:0> a=""; class Foo < (class << a; self end); end
> > TypeError: can't make subclass of virtual class
> >        from (irb):2
> >
> > :)
> >
> > Devin
> > (Sorry, I don't know what's already been proposed. Shame on me for not
> > researching it...)
>
> Just about every word in the English language, and a couple in German,
> has been proposed :-)

And one Latin ;-)

T.