----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Yukihiro Matsumoto" <matz / ruby-lang.org>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 01, 2002 7:37 PM
Subject: Re: thoughts on typelessness


> Hi,
> 
> In message "Re: thoughts on typelessness"
>     on 02/10/02, "Hal E. Fulton" <hal9000 / hypermetrics.com> writes:
> 
> |How universal is this terminology, especially
> |in Rubyland? After all, isn't #class basically
> |a synonym for #type?
> 
> Forget about #type.  It was there because we couldn't use "class" for
> a method name back then.

That is very interesting. I never knew that.

Hal