How does Ruby compare to Python?? How good is DESIGN of Ruby compared to Python?

Greg Ewing (using wmwd2zz02 at
Tue Mar 2 01:26:25 CET 2004

Joe Mason wrote:
> I don't see the distinction.  "normal calling syntax" in ruby involves
> an object, so "unbound function" isn't a meaningful concept.

Which is just what I was trying to say, really. Ruby doesn't
have functions, only methods. I'm not saying one is better
than the other, just pointing out the difference.

Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,	
Christchurch, New Zealand

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