On Wed, 29 Dec 2004 00:59:14 +0900, Joao Pedrosa <joaopedrosa / gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Wed, 29 Dec 2004 00:51:48 +0900, Bob <clarke / qualitythink.com> wrote:
> > Do some methods / functions not work in the WinXP implementation?
> >
> > The array sort do not seem to work.
> >
> > a=["b", "a", "d"]
> >
> > print a => bad
> >
> > a.sort
> 
> You need a.sort! if you wish the elements in the array to be changed.
> In Ruby, the exclamation mark is used in the method if it changes
> something in its object. Or else, you can a = a.sort and recapture the
> sorted array.
> 
> >
> > print a  => bad
> >
> > (this is right out of the documentation!)
> >
> > and
> >
> > inline_string="yo"
> >
> > print "yada yada #(inline_string) yada yada "  =>prints as "yada yada
> > #(inline_string) yada yada" not "yada yada yo yada yada"
> 
> Instead of parentheses, you need {} (At the moment it does not occur
> to me how they are called in English.)
Braces? :)
> 
> >
> > What gives, I am missing a library or something?
> > I installed the windows one click installer.
> > Runing WinXp pro, Xitami webserver,
> >
> > thanks
> > bobc
> 
> Cheers,
> Joao
> 
> 


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