On 9/18/07, Rick DeNatale <rick.denatale / gmail.com> wrote:

> As a long-time observer and contributor to this forum, I've got to say
> that this subtle distinction between variables and objects has tripped
> up more than it's fair share of newbies.  It might well be the #1
> stumbling block for many ruby learners. Not to mention other similar
> languages.

+1

100% agree.

Todd