On Aug 14, 2007, at 10:54, Daniel Berger wrote:
> On Aug 14, 11:33 am, "Wolfgang NŠŇasi-donner" <ed.oda... / wonado.de>
> wrote:
>> Daniel Berger wrote:
>>> You're picking up Dir.empty? from win32-dir, which ships with the  
>>> one-
>>> click installer. In order to use it, you have to require it  
>>> first. :)
>>
>> Unfortunately it is not visible in the ri output where the method  
>> comes
>> from.
>
> That's an excellent point Wolfgang. There ought to be a way within ri
> for a user to distinguish between a core method and a method added on
> by a 3rd party library. I haven't double checked the ri options, but I
> don't think there's a way.

ri --system

$ ri Rake::Task -f simple
Class: Rake::Task
[...]
$ ri --system Rake::Task -f simple
Nothing known about Rake::Task

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