> On Dec 6, 2014, at 00:59, Michael Uplawski <bat.guano / don.blech.e4ward.com=
> wrote:
>=20
> # dumbly overwrite the previous class-definition
> class Thing
>    Thing.new().do_something
> end

This doesn't overwrite anything, nor is it dumb. It is just reopening a clas=
s.=