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On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 08:50:49AM +0900, 7stud -- wrote:
> Chad Perrin wrote in post #995626:
> > On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 01:54:20AM +0900, 7stud -- wrote:
> >>
> >> 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
> Do you have a real world example of that?  Perhaps:
>=20
> (1, 2, 3).send(:ancestors)

    puts.extend Enumerable

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

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On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 08:50:49AM +0900, 7stud -- wrote:
> Chad Perrin wrote in post #995626:
> > On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 01:54:20AM +0900, 7stud -- wrote:
> >>
> >> 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
> Do you have a real world example of that?  Perhaps:
>=20
> (1, 2, 3).send(:ancestors)

    puts.extend Enumerable

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