----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lothar Scholz" <mailinglists / scriptolutions.com>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>; <hal9000 / hypermetrics.com>
Cc: "(ruby-talk ML)" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2003 7:13 PM
Subject: Re: Wrapping ENV


> I don't like it. I have some environment variables with names like
> "My-Env-Data". This is not a valid method name.

It's useless for you then.
 
> And i don't now what is the real benefit of your code ?
> ENV['foo'] is in my opinion much more readable. And i never count the
> time for typing my program. I write it once but read it many times.

It's even more useless for you, then. :)

It's a question of taste. I *do* find it more readable as well as
easier to type. I'd rather simulate the environment as a struct 
than a hash.

But of course there are significant problems with it.

Hal