"Bulat Ziganshin" <bulatz / integ.ru> writes:

> Hello Kent,
> 
> Tuesday, December 17, 2002, 11:25:00 AM, you wrote:
> 
> >> I'm not sure why -- they don't do anything different in the standard
> >> classes.  The Pickaxe book says they might do something different in
> >> derived classes, but stops short of suggesting a practice (e.g. clone
> >> does deep copy and dup does shallow copy).
> 
> anyone can tell why ruby don't have deep copy routine in standard distribution?

But it has. Didn't you read my post?

YS.