On Sun, 1 May 2011, Chad Perrin wrote:

> On Sun, May 01, 2011 at 12:48:13AM +0900, Duke Normandin wrote:
> > On Sun, 1 May 2011, Michael Sokol wrote:
> > >
> > > I like Chad's explanation.
> > >
> > > I'd like to add that by definition, an object is a state and a
> > > behavior. In the case of a method object, it surely has a behavior,
> > > but I would question its state.
> >
> > I've dabbled with Smalltalk and Self, and so his explanations of the
> > way Ruby operates remind me _a lot_ of how the former languages work.
>
> Relevant to this, Kent Beck is reputed to have said "I always knew that
> one day Smalltalk would replace Java. I just didn't know it would be
> called Ruby."

Too bad the replacement process can't be speeded a bit.:)
-- 
Duke