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authordrbrain <drbrain@b2dd03c8-39d4-4d8f-98ff-823fe69b080e>2013-08-02 00:14:58 +0000
committerdrbrain <drbrain@b2dd03c8-39d4-4d8f-98ff-823fe69b080e>2013-08-02 00:14:58 +0000
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* doc/syntax/refinements.rdoc: Improve description of where you may
activate refinements. git-svn-id: svn+ssh://ci.ruby-lang.org/ruby/trunk@42320 b2dd03c8-39d4-4d8f-98ff-823fe69b080e
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@@ -48,9 +48,11 @@ Activate the refinement with #using:
== Scope
-You may activate refinements at top-level to the end of the file or in a
-string passed to Kernel#eval, Kernel#instance_eval or Kernel#module_eval until
-the end of the string.
+You may only activate refinements at top-level, not inside any class, module
+or method scope. You may activate refinements in a string passed to
+Kernel#eval, Kernel#instance_eval or Kernel#module_eval that is evaluated at
+top-level. Refinements are active until the end of the file or the end of the
+eval string, respectively.
Refinements are lexical in scope. When control is transferred outside the
scope the refinement is deactivated. This means that if you require or load a