On 04/30/2011 05:13 PM, Phillip Gawlowski wrote:
> On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 1:48 AM, I?aki Baz Castillo<ibc / aliax.net>  wrote:
>>
>> Yes, I understand that redeining a constant is not "good" in any
>> language, just wondering why Ruby, being so flexible, also behaves
>> like others.
>
> It's called a "constant". What would you expect it to be? Ever
> changing like like the wind, or steady and everlasting like the
> mountains?*

Ruby programs may operate *on* programs. One program's constant is 
another program's variable. For example: test code for a library that 
uses a constant...