On Saturday 06 December 2003 05:16 pm, ts wrote:
> svg% b.rb
> ruby 1.8.1 (2003-11-30) [i686-linux]
> superclass: xMC [S, M, MC, Object, Kernel]
> svg%

So what do you know:

  ruby 1.8.0 (2003-08-04) [i686-linux]
  superclass: xM [S, M, MC, Object, Kernel]

Cool, so it's been fixed! And I do understand correctly, and I have all along. 
Guess it's time to upgrade.

 Whew! That really scared the hek out of me. My world started to come tumbling 
down. But super Guy was there to keep the sky from falling :-)

Thanks, Guy.
T.