Chris Moline <ugly-daemon / home.com> writes:

> On Sun, May 27, 2001 at 10:12:45PM +0900, Stefan Matthias Aust wrote:
> > >Want to check the first or last character of a string or say any character
> > >of a string. Do I really have to write s[0..0] to *not* get a number but to
> > >get a *character*? Or even worse: Must I expand String and Array somehow for
> > >that?
> > 
> > I think, you could write either use the "?" syntax to refer to
> > characters as in
> > 
> >  s[0] == ?A    
> >  s[-1] == ?Z
> > 
> > or use a regular expression
> > 
> >  s =~ /^A/ 
> >  s =~ /Z$/
> Why is it like that anyway?? Wouldn't it be more useful to have array[i] return
> the char instead of the number??
try s[1].chr


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