On Nov 14, 2007, at 10:10 AM, furtive.clown / gmail.com wrote:

> Please, could we resist the temptation to change the example code
> based upon assumptions about the given input and methods?  Such
> pursuits are not at all relevant.

Is it possible for you to give us a real example, that functions as  
intended and is complete in code, that isn't subject to such  
refactorings?  Maybe that would help us focus on the question at hand.

James Edward Gray II