The Ruby 'require' functionality is much closer to the C paradigm of 
'include' than Ruby module inclusion.

elise huard wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 12:56 PM, Mike Stephens <rubfor / recitel.net> 
> wrote:
>>
>>> I guess. This top-level approach would only take you so far .
>>
>> Prior to the advent of OO, we used procedural styles, and we still had
>> to run 500-seat call centres, book planes, run multinational banks,
>> invent new drugs etc.
> 
> I think you misunderstood what I wanted to say (I wasn't very clear).
> I meant that putting everything in one script will only take you so
> far, at some point you'll need to split into other files, which is
> where Modules might come in if you really wanted to avoid classes.
> I've done plenty of C, so you won't hear me talk against procedural
> especially, I'm not a fanatic of any paradigm.

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