Hi,

At Sun, 20 Feb 2005 04:32:24 +0900,
Ryan Davis wrote in [ruby-core:04453]:
> > % ruby -v
> > ruby 1.8.2 (2005-01-29) [powerpc-darwin7.7.0]
> 
> these work fine in both forms:
> 
> > % printf "a\nb\nc\nd\n" | ruby -e 'while gets; print if /^b/../^c/; 
> > end'
> > b
> > c

This shorthand is only for one liners, i.e., scripts given by
-e options.

-- 
Nobu Nakada