rohde wrote:
> Yes, I'm on Windows XP and used the installer, as well as a non-US
> keyboard.
> 
> Anyways I downloaded the file and saved it as .inputrc in my home
> directory (C:\Documents and Settings\<user name>), but still no {, [
> etc.

My current 'workaround' is to simply switch to an english keyboard 
layout every time I use irb by pressing Shift-Alt. This seems odd, but 
actually an english keyboard is better suited to program Ruby anyway 
just because you get one-hit-access to {, [ and so on.

Kind regards,
Matthias