On Fri, Jun 27, 2008, Robert Klemme wrote:
> I would go even as far as to not care what defined? actually does.  I did 
> not have use for it yet.  I have observed that when I started Ruby with a 
> bit of Perl background I felt that I needed it but quickly discovered that 
> not.  So, OP what do you need defined? for?

That's true.  I generally assume if people are asking about a thing they
have a legitimate need, but you're right that defined? is one of those
things that isn't needed that often.

Ben