On Oct 28, 2007, at 12:04 AM, Charles Oliver Nutter wrote:

> M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
>> Let me re-phrase that ... how do I know when I'm coding that I'm  
>> not going to ask for it? Do I need to explicitly call/require/ 
>> include something to get it?
>
> Well, you need to explicitly reference ObjectSpace in most cases to  
> access it, right?
>
> In general, the tricky bit is that there's at least one key library  
> in stdlib that depends on ObjectSpace: test/unit, which uses it to  
> locate tests.

Couldn't test/unit define an inherited() hook and locate test cases  
that way?  I haven't looked at the code, but it seems like that could  
work.

James Edward Gray II