THE "PRAGMATIC" WAY ;-)

Dave Thomas <Dave / PragmaticProgrammer.com> wrote in
<m2hf28u157.fsf / zip.local.thomases.com>: 

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>str = File.open("x.html") {|f| f.read}
>str =~ /.../m
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>All true, but at the same time, if you can do it in two lines rather
>than writing a full parser, isn't there some compensating gain to be
>had?
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>Dave