>>>>> "C" == Christoph  <chr_news / gmx.net> writes:

C> This  runs squarely against a prominent argument of the
C>  ``anti multi-method camp''   that Ruby's  ``open classes''
C> (a very descriptive term btw.)  somehow reduce the need
C> of method overloading.

 Well expect that you forget that

  Coercion + Overloading = Chaos

 and ruby has coercion


Guy Decoux