Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:17198] enhancing Ruby error messages for out of the bound constant Fixnum?"
    on 01/07/04, Guillaume Cottenceau <gc / mandrakesoft.com> writes:

|When you try to use out-of-the-bound octal values with Perl, you get a
|warning when -w, see:

<snip>

|But with Ruby here, it silently does, well, I don't know:

<snip>

It considers the pattern /\068/ as \06 (octal 6) and following "8".
Sould it parse like Perl's?

							matz.