On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 12:55 PM, Trans <transfire / gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mar 18, 5:30 pm, Trans <transf... / gmail.com> wrote:
>  >
>  > I'd like to dig into these questions a bit more as well --except for
>  > the fact that I am sick of them. To be straight forward about it, Ruby
>  > itself is torn. It makes method extensions a snap, which we all know
>  > has proven itself as a distinct advantage of Ruby. But in turn it's
>  > inheritance system does nothing to make it easy to do it in a robust
>  > way. In short, I've come to the (long and drawn out) conclusion that
>  > Ruby's mixin system is crap.
>
>  Okay, that's overly harsh. (Can you tell I had a bad day yesterday?)
>  "Weak" is a better description.
Not really ;)
But it is not Ruby's fault it is the way Mixins are, that's why I am
so fond of traits.
>
>  T.
>
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