Ned Konz <ned / bike-nomad.com> wrote in message news:<200208021420.20760 / ned.bike-nomad.com>...
> On Friday 02 August 2002 01:55 pm, Reginald Braithwaite-Lee wrote:
> > I tried "def operator=", and while the compiler seems to accept the
> > syntax, my method is not called at run time :-(
> 
> It works, but you're just not calling it the right way (though this is 
> probably not what you wanted):
> 
> class A
> 	def operator=(something)
> 		p "here i am #{something}"
> 	end
> end
> 
> a = A.new
> a.operator = 123

Thanks for your help. As you guessed, that wasn't what I wanted,
because I wanted special behaviour that would always work when
assignment was made.

Oh well.