On September 10, 2002 04:38 am, Gavin Sinclair wrote:

> I'm not convinced that it's unnatural.  We don't know the types of a and
> b, and for some objects a and b, a + b != b + a.
>
> I'm interested what you think the alternative is, or an argument against
> the above, and how you would like to see a + b defined in Ruby.
>
> Gavin

I find that highly unnatural because we've been learning since grade school 
that a + b = b + a.

If the objects don't satisfy that property they should be using a different 
symbol.

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