On Jan 21, 2007, at 2:24 PM, Ryan Davis wrote:

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> On Jan 21, 2007, at 12:07 PM, James Edward Gray II wrote:
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>> On Jan 21, 2007, at 1:24 AM, Eric Hodel wrote:
>>> You're seeing phantoms.  There's no difference between  
>>> alias_method and alias on the inside.
>> Well, you can override alias_method() if needed, but not alias.
>
> And that changes or invalidates what Eric said... how? Not only did  
> he qualify with "on the inside" but he also backed it up by showing  
> said inside.

Eric showed the implementation of a method.  Methods are  
overridable.  alias is implemented as a keyword, internally.   
Keywords are not overridable.

James Edward Gray II