On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 9:59 PM, Martin DeMello <martindemello / gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 3:44 AM, Robert Dober <robert.dober / gmail.com> wrote:
>  >
>  >  Nice work Martin, I suggest however that you do a
>  >  gsub("function","method") on your text, there are just no functions in
>  >  Ruby.
>  >  What do you think?
>
>  I did think about that, and deliberately decided to go with
>  'function', since from a newbie perspective toplevel methods *are*
>  functions.
>
>  Pros: Clear, conceptually simple to understand, a useful and
>  for-the-moment accurate model of what's happening
>  Cons: Technically incorrect, but to explain the difference would delve
>  into ruby's object model a bit too soon.
>
>  martin
>
>
Ok I see, I thought it was more an oversight, sorry for wasting your time
R.



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