On Fri, Apr 12, 2002 at 01:21:39AM +0900, Sean Middleditch wrote:
> Hmm, odd.  Everything in Ruby is a class... so a variable is a class,
> too, right?  Shouldn't there be a method for the variable class to
> retrieve its value without eval()'ing it?  I don't play much with
> referenced variables.  ^,^

Everything is an Object, not a Class :)

AFAIK, there is no such interface in Ruby.  It is trivial to write an
extension to do this.

Paul