Gavin Kistner wrote:
> On Sep 13, 2005, at 12:31 AM, Robert Klemme wrote:
>> #strip
>> gsub /[ab]+/, ''
> 
> Isn't #strip for leading/trailing only? (A combined lstrip and
> rstrip, if you will.)
> 
> So:
> gsub /^[ab]+|[ab]+$/, ''

Right!  Thanks for the correction.

    robert