Hi --

On Wed, 4 Dec 2002, Peter Hickman wrote:

> ts wrote:
> > pigeon% ruby
> > class Test
> >         def Test.Calc(x)
> >                 return @rate * x
> >         end
> > end
> >
> > class Fred < Test
> >         @rate = 10
> > end
> >
> > puts Fred.Calc(12)
> > ^D
> > 120
> > pigeon%
> >
> >
> > Guy Decoux
>
> It never occured to me that instance variables would be usable without
> an instance.

They're not :-)  You've got two instances here (the Class objects Test
and Fred).


David

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