I agree. Basically, we end up with trading one convenience for another.

> 
> I think that requiring the qualifier is desireable because it
> maintains the clarity betwen class and instance methods. As Niklas
> pointed out, there are times when using the same name between
> class#method and class.method makes sense. Automatically falling back
> to #method if .method doesn't exist would, I think, add a special case
> to the parser and may lead to suprising and undesirable results.
> 
> -- alan
> 
> -- 
> Alan Chen
> Digikata LLC
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