On Sep 2, 2005, at 8:07 AM, Benedikt Heinen wrote:

>
> Since the ruby quiz is about specific problems, not about the same  
> kind of basics that happen all over, how about also specifying a  
> minimal code skeleton and a short sentence about how the scripts  
> will be tested? e.g. for the word chains quiz, if the quiz itself  
> would have provided:
>
>
>     Skeleton:
>     -
>         unless ARGV.size == 3
>           puts "usage: #$0 dictionary word1 word2"
>           exit 1
>         end
>
>         dictfile=ARGV[0];
>         fromword=ARGV[1];
>         toword=ARGV[2];
>
>
>         ## INSERT YOUR CODE HERE

I really don't want to tell anyone how to write their code.  That  
rules out interesting options like the CommandLine::Application  
variant recently posted.

>     -
>     Code will be tested with the following command(s):
>
>
>         ./yourscript.rb /usr/share/dict/words duck ruby

I will definitely be more careful with testing in the future.

Thanks for the suggestions!

James Edward Gray II