> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Tilly [mailto:ben_tilly / hotmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2001 06:18 AM
> To: ruby-talk ML
...
> One note.  A good deal of Ruby's current library is
> designed after how Perl works.  For scripting I think that
and probably the real reason behind the current
everything is either an 'Array or Hash' container
strategy ...
> this is an excellent choice.  So even though it should be
> easy to imitate a built-in class, IMO the built-in classes
> should continue to have rich interfaces.

Christoph