On Thursday, January 27, 2011 10:19:18 am Adam Prescott wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 4:20 AM, David Masover <ninja / slaphack.com> wrote:
> > Remember duck typing? I don't care if it is_a Numeric, not really. I
> > can't really think of many cases where is_a? makes more sense than
> > kind_of?.
> 
> Am I missing something here? I don't see how this is in keeping with the
> idea of duck typing: is_a? is an alias for kind_of? and vice-versa.
> 
> http://www.ruby-doc.org/core/classes/Object.html#M001034
> 
> Perhaps you were thinking of instance_of? here?

Apparently so. Sorry for the noise...