From: Jesús Gabriel y Galán on
On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 1:21 AM, Rein Henrichs <reinh(a)> wrote:
> On 2010-06-14 10:36:57 -0700, Jesús Gabriel y Galán said:
>> Of course, it might very well be the case that to solve OP's problem,
>> this is not necessary at all and that studying his original problem
>> might lead to a different solution, but in any case I see no harm in
>> explaining him method_missing and how to define methods. Feel free to
>> ask him about what problem he is trying to solve, and maybe we can
>> come up with a better solution.
>> Regards,
>> Jesus.
> Agreed. I would prefer that we attempt to understand a bit more of the
> context of the question.
> Rant follows:
> Questions like these are often the result of something like the
> Dunning–Kruger effect, where the questioner may not know enough to know that
> the question is bad and may only receive a confusing or misleading answer