Hi --

On Sun, 7 Nov 2004, trans.  (T. Onoma) wrote:

> I wonder if any one has ever noticed the "order" discrepancy that exists 
> between String#<=> and String#succ. One consequence:
> 
>   irb(main):001:0> a = 'a'..'b'
>   => "a".."b"
>   irb(main):002:0> a.include?('aa')
>   => true

I think that I've seen examples like this brought up occasionally:

  irb(main):007:0> 'z'.succ > 'z'
  => false

:-)

> Also I'd like to know what others are doing with string ranges. If you've used 
> a string range in a serious way I'd like to know how --I'm trying to get a 
> impression of their over all usability.

I've mainly used them for:

  ('a'..'z').to_a

and similar things.


David

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