On Friday 12 December 2003 04:09 pm, Mauricio Fern?ndez wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 12, 2003 at 06:18:41AM +0900, T. Onoma wrote:
> > POLS - Principle of Least Surprise. It is a general design principle by
> > which Matz does his best to apply to the design of Ruby. By extension,
> > Rubyists try to follow the same principle. Obviously we all have
> > different opinions about it.
>
> Don't spread the confusion anymore! :-)
>
> Please keep in mind that POLS means only "least surprise" to matz.
> http://www.rubyist.net/~matz/slides/oscon2003/mgp00043.jpg

That's not true. That's only applies to Ruby itself. And not, for instance, 
all the programs in the RAA.

As the slide says: "the one in designer's eye". It doesn't say "matz' eye".

-- 
T.