Hello William,

Tuesday, October 29, 2002, 7:11:34 PM, you wrote:

WDT> This is just my personal style.  When I write network simulations (not
WDT> Ruby code fragments), I never put () for methods that are defined simply
WDT> using "attr_reader", but other methods I usually put () to remind
WDT> me that I am "doing some real action" here.

i think real difference that you you want to highlight is between pure
functions and functions which have side-effect



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