"Austin Ziegler" <halostatue / gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
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> On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 06:07:58 +0900, Navindra Umanee
> <navindra / cs.mcgill.ca> wrote:
> > Often think it would be nice if "" and 0 were treated like nil.  Such
> > functions could then return "".  Heck, NilClass.to_s and NilClass.to_i
> > already return "" and 0 respectively.
>
> I'm far happier that they aren't.

I didn't miss this "feature" either.  I suspect that an unfinished
transition from Perl to Ruby makes people voice such whishes... :-)

Kind regards

    robert