On Aug 21, 2008, at 2:41 PM, Iki Baz Castillo wrote:

> Hi, looking at a Ruby code I've found this:
>
>  repo = ::Logging::Repository.instance
>
> What does the first :: mean?
>
> Thanks.

start a the 'top' namespace

class A
end

module M
   class A
   end

    p ::A   # the top level one, not the normally scoped one
end

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