len wrote:
> I was trying some code from the "Learning to Program" by Chris Pine,
> excellent site by the way for learning Ruby.
> 
> The code I tried was;
> 
> puts Time.mktime(1952, 4, 3)
> 
> I get an error;
> 
> Argument Error: argument out of range
> 
> Don't tell me Ruby practices age discrimination:{o
> 
> Len Sumnler
> (Old Programmer)
> 

Interesting. Which version of Ruby are you using? It works for me at 1.8.2:

test$ irb
irb(main):001:0> puts Time.mktime(1952, 4, 3)
Thu Apr 03 00:00:00 EST 1952
=> nil


Tim Hunter
(Another Old Programmer)