On 6/23/07, dblack / wobblini.net <dblack / wobblini.net> wrote:

> The goal of #singleton_class, though, would be to un-hide the
> singleton class, so #class would be free to report on the "birth
> class" relieved of any responsibility to worry about the singleton.

+1, I think having #singleton_class removes any ambiguity of what #class is.

> I'm not sure about "metaclass" for classes' singleton classes, though
> there's no doubt that the inheritance thing whereby a class can call
> its superclass's singleton methods certainly makes the term
> "singleton" a bit of an imperfect fit....

How about eigenclass?  ((hides))