> Lett David Corbin <dcorbin / machturtle.com>
> Aihe: Re: What is this syntax?
> 
> On Sunday 13 February 2005 12:54 pm, Robert Klemme wrote:
> > "David Corbin" <dcorbin / machturtle.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> > news:200502131241.13403.dcorbin / machturtle.com...
> >
> > > def foo(*)
> > > end
> > >
> > > What does the "*" mean?
> >
> > Any number of arguments
> 
> And the foo method just can't refer to them?

Right. Technically, I think, it creates an Array of the arguments but
doesn't assign the array to a variable:

def foo(*a)
end

The difference is that here the Array is bound to a for you to access.

E