> # Is ruby merely being pragmatic by allowing you to do this, because it
seldom
> # causes any real problems? Or is it inherently wrong and should not be
> # permitted by the language/object model?
> #
>
> Why would it be in Ruby (and other languages) if it were inherently wrong?
> Sounds like kind of a loaded question.

Hey, be fair! While there are two sentences and two question marks it is
really only one question and the phrasing merely indicates two points of
views - pragmatic or simply wrong! Being a rubyist myself, I don't think it
is inherently wrong, I think it is pragmatic!

Thomas