> On Thu, 28 Nov 2002 06:45:26 +0900
> Dave Thomas <Dave / PragmaticProgrammer.com> wrote:

>> That's not really the point. A ! method modifies the state of an
>> object, not its value of 'self'. For example

Hi Dave,

I assumed that changing the state of an object using instance variables is
obvious to him (if not, then what else?)  Usually the problem that people
having difficulty with is the "apparent impossibility" of "changing"
'self'.

Regards,

Bill