Hi,

At Thu, 5 Dec 2002 19:54:50 +0900,
Shannon Fang wrote:
> I tried String.methods-Kernel.methods in irb, found that most methods
> of String are inherited from Kernel. I don't know for methods like
> sub, gsub, split, strip, chomp... Are they String specific? Why they
> exist in Kernel?

Note that String.methods returns singleton methods of String.

I imagine what you really want is:
  String.instance_methods-Kernel.instance_methods

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Nobu Nakada