In article <200507231046.59272.langstefan / gmx.at>, Stefan Lang wrote:
> On Saturday 23 July 2005 10:35, Jeremy Henty wrote:
>> It's easy to copy a file with File#{open,read,write}, but I'm
>> surprised there isn't a prepackaged (OS-independent) API for it 
> You get more with Ruby's FileUtils 

.... which *is* documented in Pickaxe II.  Somehow I missed it.  D'oh!
Sorry folks, I'll look more carefully in future.  Thanks Stefan,
that's exactly what I was thinking of.

Cheers, 

Jeremy