On Sat, 2003-06-21 at 14:28, Dave Thomas wrote:
> Daniel Carrera wrote:
> 
> > FEATURE REQUEST:  Add "File.exists?" to ri.  Currently ri does not list 
> > File.exists? under the File class methods.
> 
> Because it's mixed in from FileTest. I don't show things like 'map' for 
> all the classes that mix in Enumerable also.
> 
> In an ideal world, I suppose I should follow my way up the inheritance 
> tree, but that would make method lists very long.

Eiffel has the concept of "flat" class views, where the class hierarchy
is flattened so that all methods (inherited and direct) are visible. 
Perhaps we could add a --flat option to ri.

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