2008/10/19 Marc Heiler <shevegen / linuxmail.org>:
>> I've spent too much time tracking down the bewildering bugs caused by
>> naming conflicts.
>
> I once had a bug caused by my misuse of @@ when there was no need for
> it.
>
> Since then I have become more sceptical - i like every feature I can
> use, but when I can achieve something without using something, i.e. @@
> all the better for my poor little brain. I would even go as far as to
> claim in 95% of the cases, there is no real need to use @@ at all.

Absolutely agree!  Class variables are one of the rare spots of Ruby
where it does not shine at all IMHO.

Kind regards

robert

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