On Wed, Mar 21, 2007 at 10:30:56AM +0900, Nando Sanchez wrote:
> 
> Hi Chad! I don't think Ruby "lacks" anything, it's just that it has a 
> different way of doing things. It's a trade-off between the flexibility 
> of a dynamic language and some other things like methods with same name 
> and different parameters (how are you going to distinguish between one 
> method that uses a string and an integer and another one that uses an 
> integer and a hash, if you don't have types defined at the parameter 
> level?). If you want to do things "like Java" or "like C++", then I 
> think you should open your mind and try to do things in a different way, 
> in a rubbish way.

Trust me -- I have no interest in shoehorning anything into a Java or
C++ mold.  That wasn't my point.

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