Joel VanderWerf wrote:

> My intuition is to make pervasive method calls a bit awkward and poorly
> syntactically supported, to discourage use outside of metaprogramming
> and hacking. You don't want ruby programmers to start using them by
> default instead of #class, #send, etc.

I'm a meta-programmer. Why does everyone keep trying to make my life
harder? ;-)

T.