Issue #5709 has been updated by Eric Hodel.


I altered the wording on =~ mentioning Range and String because the operator is generic and may be overridden to perform other types of pattern matching.
----------------------------------------
Bug #5709: Improve Regexp documentation
http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/5709

Author: Sylvain Daubert
Status: Closed
Priority: Normal
Assignee: Eric Hodel
Category: DOC
Target version: 
ruby -v: ruby 1.9.3p0


Improve Regexp documentation:
* add a section to explain differences between =~ operator and #match
* in Options section, explain how use options with Regexp.new
* add a section about special global variables ($~ and so on)


-- 
http://redmine.ruby-lang.org