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""Pe?a, Botp"" <botp / delmonte-phil.com> wrote in message 
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> Since ++ and -- wont see the light of day in ruby, can we use it for 
> comment
> notation?
>
> define:
> 1. -- equal to # comment
> 2. --- (or more dashes) equal to =begin
>   next --- (or more) equal to =end
> 3. ++ same comment as #1 above
> 4. +++ same comment as #2 above
>
> Reasons:
> 1. I like "--", very clean [1]
> 2. We can faq ++/-- questions as: "they are used for comments" :-)
>
> kind regards -botp
>
> --
> [1] Eg
>
>>cat a1.rb
> -----------------------------------
> Program Name: Sample_Programming.rb
> Purpose: this a sample prg showing
> - same as =begin and =end comments.
> clean, don't you think so? imho
> -----------------------------------
>
> p "hello, world"
>
> p "hello, ruby"  -- this is just a sample
>
>
> -- I know
> p "hello, world, ruby."
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