Hi --

On Wed, 10 Aug 2005, basi wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm a bit tired typing:
>
> if a == "" or a == nil
> if a != "" and a !== nil
>
> I'm sure there is a Ruby way to do this.

You can normalize it to a string:

   if a.to_s.empty?

or, for the opposite:

   unless a.to_s.empty?


David

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