Gergely Kontra wrote:
> Hi!
>
> To the nil war:
>
> Then what is the reason nil.to_i and friends exists?
>
> Will it hide bugs?
>
> I'm using 1.8, there nil.to_i exists,but
> a=nil
> b=2
>
> b+a # nil cannot be coerced into Fixnum
>
> So where to use nil.to_i?
>
Perhaps your thinking of to_int - which isn't defined for nil and why
the above raises an error.

> ps: and how can I correctly reply to a message, if I don't get mails,

> but read the mails from the archive?
>
>
> Another question of mine: where can I read docs about
ruby1.9/ruby2.0?
> Shall I DL a snapshot and try it myself, or is there a good doc
> somewhere?

Seems like there are some bits and pieces scattered accross the
internet, but nothing _complete_.  Maybe start here:
http://www.rubygarden.org/ruby?Rite

-Charlie

>
> thx
> Gergo
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