Gaah, close this thread! ;)

Cheers
Florian

Am 08.11.2009 um 21:26 schrieb Tony Arcieri:

> On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 1:15 PM, Walton Hoops  
> <walton / vyper.hopto.org> wrote:
>
>> Incorrect. In fact the very first message in this thread provided an
>> example of redifining Fixnum in such a way that it was mutable.
>>
>
> No it didn't, that post created a new class called "FixNum"
>
> And again, that's beside the point, which is to allow the expected "+ 
> +"
> semantics for immutable Numerics while also allowing in-place  
> incrementation
> for other classes which may store a mutable value, such as counters  
> (whose
> backing store may be a database, memcache, etc)
>
> That would provide a truly Ruby-like ++ experience, aside from the  
> fact you
> can't redefine #++ for a Numeric, which probably isn't a good idea  
> anyway.
>
> -- 
> Tony Arcieri
> Medioh/Nagravision