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On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 01:54:20AM +0900, 7stud -- wrote:
> amir e. wrote in post #995492:
> >
> > A very important principle in Ruby is that every thing is object.
>=20
> I have never found that claim to be important in any language.
> Whether everything is an object or just most things doesn't make a bit
> of difference in writing programs.  Now if you were selected to be on a
> Ruby Trivia Show, and you can win thousands of $$$, then it would be
> helpful to know.

It seems pretty unimportant until I try to interact with something as an
object and it turns out it *isn't* an object.

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Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]

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On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 01:54:20AM +0900, 7stud -- wrote:
> amir e. wrote in post #995492:
> >
> > A very important principle in Ruby is that every thing is object.
>=20
> I have never found that claim to be important in any language.
> Whether everything is an object or just most things doesn't make a bit
> of difference in writing programs.  Now if you were selected to be on a
> Ruby Trivia Show, and you can win thousands of $$$, then it would be
> helpful to know.

It seems pretty unimportant until I try to interact with something as an
object and it turns out it *isn't* an object.

--=20
Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
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