At Sat, 14 Sep 2002 07:16:14 +0900,
Tom Sawyer wrote:
> what do you mean by nested local variable? is that suppose to be the
> same thing as noninheritable instance variable? or are you refering the
> other kind of "private" variables ruby already has?

I meant change name. Not introducing other kind of variable. 

  private local variable -> nestable local variable
  private instance variable -> noninheritable instance variable

"private" sounds redundant and confusing, like "static" in C. 

-- Gotoken