I should have said "from which all objects are derived"...

On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 8:30 PM, Brian Nicar <surprisevalley / verizon.net>wrote:

> Well, it is called by default when one instantiates an object from a class.
> Furthermore, a class need not require a parameter upon instantiation. As in,
> object = MyClass.new will set up an object with default values you have
> chosen in the 'initialize' method. Without 'initialize', you inherit the
> base constructor from which all all classes are derived.
>
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 7:26 PM, Gaba Luschi <friedoysterlover / gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Why do you need initialize and what do you put in the parameter after
>> initialize(parameter)
>> ?
>>
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