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David A. Black wrote:

| Not by everyone :-) I know I'm in the minority, but I'll put in a word
| for those of us who dislike and, at least in my case, do not (and
| never will) use the term "monkeypatching".

Ruby and monkepatching produces results on Google. :P

While I have no problems with working against the Establishment, I don't
feel subversive enough to confuse a relative nuby. ;)


|> Extend String with your method.
|
| Do you mean extending an individual string? That's probably my
| favorite way of adding functionality to core-class objects.

That's one option. Or inheriting from String into MyString, and work
from there, if it is supposed to be 'globally' available.

Depends on the implementation details, really.

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Phillip Gawlowski
Twitter: twitter.com/cynicalryan
Blog: http://justarubyist.blogspot.com

~ - You know you've been hacking too long when...
...after days with YACC, you start to parse your conversations.
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