--- "Kroeger Simon (ext)" <simon.kroeger.ext / siemens.com>
wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Michael Roth [mailto:mroth / nessie.de] 
> > Sent: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 3:12 PM
> > To: ruby-talk ML
> > Subject: Re: creating independent lambdas in loops
> > 
> > Michael Roth wrote:
> > 
> > > Already tried. Doesn't work... :-\
> > 
> > Argh, stop. Looks like it works. But only if 'multi'
> doesn't appears
> > somewhere before the each-loop.
> 
> Completely true. If a variable of that name is already
> defined it is
> used (and no local variables are created).

Does anyone else find this "feature" useful?

Is there any way to create a local variable to a block where
that variable name is already used?  Most other languages have
this ability but it looks like ruby doesn't.




		
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