[source lang="c"]is_readable? depend_on_dev() : ruby_char_saver();[/source]
If everything in OOP had to be a class, we'd be writing code like below, which we don't --
Assertion( Comparison( Adder( Integer(1), Integer(1) ).Result(), Integer(2) ).Result() ).Check();
[source lang="ruby"]smile if Ruby.isBeautiful?[/source]
"Programmer" (n) - A person so utterly maladjusted that they can take a language as beautiful and expressive as Ruby and write something that looks like a declaration of war composed by a drunken, illiterate Klingon.
Some people's Ruby makes me want to hurt myself.
That's true. Yet have I to see a language that assures whatever is written to look beautiful.
There are war-declaring drunk illiterate klingons everywhere.
I do think Hodgmans example involved somewhat more levels of encapsulation, but I do get what you mean.