hi all. pages 333 to 337 in pickaxe2 list a whole load of global
variables/constants, execution environment variables, standard objects
Is it just me or does this not seem to break with the usually
beautifully tidy, object oriented design of Ruby? I would have thought
all such things would have been defined in a class named something like
I do not mean any offence to Matz and co. and there are probably good
reasons for things being as they are.