il Wed, 28 Jul 2004 17:55:51 +0200, Florian Gross <flgr / ccan.de> ha
scritto::

>Curt Hibbs wrote:
>
>>>Or the ~/.irbrc that Raph offered will work as well.
>> Great... this worked!
>
>Didn't work for me though. I'm on a German keyboard layout and have to 
>use ctrl-alt-7 to get a {. This stops working as soon as I use readline 
>for irb.

imvho this is a problem with readline, try to get a proper .inputrc
file. It's hard on my italian box too.