On 1/18/07, James Edward Gray II <james / grayproductions.net> wrote:

> I would really be against that.  If you do that, there's no point in
> how Ruby currently has all instance data as private.  It blows
> encapsulation wide open and being very against the spirit of OO just
> doesn't feel Rubyish to me.

+1,

BUT... it's be okay if you could build this as a module, I think.
Then you could just include it in a class to get the behavior when it
is appropriate.