On Dec 2, 12:23=A0pm, Gary Wright <gwtm... / mac.com> wrote:
> On Dec 2, 2010, at 11:47 AM, Intransition wrote:
>
> > On Dec 2, 12:25 am, Tony Arcieri <tony.arci... / medioh.com> wrote:
> >> Every time I think I have my head around what these terms mean I seem =
to run
> >> across someone with a completely different definition.
>
> >> My understanding was that the singleton class is what you obtain when =
you
> >> call self.class in instance scope, and that metaclass and eigenclass
> >> are interchangeable terms for what you obtain if you call class << sel=
f;
> >> self; end in instance scope.
>
> >> Is this correct? Do you have a different definition?
>
> > Technically they are all the same.
>
> Perhaps it was the original question that was confusing but they
> are not all the same. =A0

The terms singleton class, eigenclass and metaclass are. Which I
believe was the question.