Patrick Gundlach <clr1.10.randomuser / spamgourmet.com> wrote:
> Andreas Schwarz <usenet / andreas-s.net> writes:
> 
> > puts "hello".gsub!(/h/,"\\\\'")
> >
> > "\\" is reserved for backreferences.
> 
> Hello Andreas,
> 
> Oh, yes. This works fine. Thank you (and of course Simon).
> 

Another way to obtain same result.. without extra escaping.

puts "hello".gsub!(/h/) {|m| "\\'"}

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Simon Strandgaard