Hi,

In message "Re: deciding between ruby and python"
    on 04/04/05, Guillaume Marcais <guslist / free.fr> writes:

|Just a as we are on the subject. Should Ojbect#to_s return self.to_str 
|if it is defined instead of the default value?

I encourage defining "to_str" along with string methods, i.e. by
defining "to_str", I expect the object to be a duck quacks like
strings.  In that sense, you have to think before defining "to_str",
more than it seems, even though your proposal makes sense.

							matz.