On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 3:02 PM, Hans Mackowiak <lists / ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> Robert Klemme wrote in post #1100376:
>
>>> (c) "There is effectively only one Fixnum object instance for any given
>>> integer value, so, for example, you cannot add a singleton method to a
>>> `Fixnum`." - Couldn't understand the reason of not to add the
>>> `singleton` method with Fixnum object instances.
>>
>> I think the reasoning is flawed: the fact that there is only one
>> instance of every Fixnum does by no means prevent associating
>> singleton methods with the instance.  For example, it's still possible
>> to store instance variables in a Fixnum instance:
>
> i need to resay that this is not possible in 2.0 anymore ... so you dont
> should depend on it

I didn't say it's a good idea. :-)

Cheers

robert

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