----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tim Bates" <tim / bates.id.au>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Monday, November 25, 2002 7:08 PM
Subject: Default value of property



Well... one way would be

  class NilClass
    def method
      default_value
    end
  end

But many will frown on this, and it
only works for *one* case anyway...

Hal