On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 7:30 PM, Jp Hastings-spital
Brian C. wrote:
That’s because you can’t do Float.new either.
So, out of interest, how does a Float get initialized (what function is
called)? Or is that some fancy inbuilt something-or-other?
Logically I’d assume I’d be able to do
my_pc = Percentage = 0.5
or something along those lines. What do you reckon?
This is what happenes in numeric.c
rb_cFloat = rb_define_class(“Float”, rb_cNumeric);
Probably for some good reasons, however you are king
irb(main):001:0> class Float
irb(main):002:1> def self.new x
irb(main):003:2> Float( x )
irb(main):006:0> class W < Float
irb(main):008:0> x=W::new 42
How floats get initialized? I dunno, but it is my guess that the
parser generates some code very similar to what is in Kernel#Float.
But for some reason my grep skills elude me to find the code of
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