Hi,

I think the "Class#method" is just a documentation convention (and not a
Ruby syntax) to specify an instance method of class Class.

The Pickaxe book claims that the yield keyword was influenced by the CLU
language.

Regards,

Bill
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Michael Campbell <michael_s_campbell / yahoo.com> wrote:
> When documenting or discussing ruby code, where did the "#" notation
> for separating class and method come from?  (I.e., String#length)

> I've seen "." and "::" before, but "#" is a new one on me.

> Also, what's the heritage of "yield", smalltalk?