That's it!
What's a relief!

On WIN/NT DOS, after:
C:\Program\Ruby>ruby sample\eval.rb

I got the prompt:
ruby>

I tried:
ruby>print "Hello World"

It yields:
Hello Worldnil

I've been through this kind of thing in Perl, the 'nil' is the value 
returned by the whole print statement, right?

Dat

>From: Dave Thomas <Dave / thomases.com>
>Reply-To: ruby-talk / netlab.co.jp
>To: ruby-talk / netlab.co.jp (ruby-talk ML)
>Subject: [ruby-talk:01755] Re: Perl => Ruby
>Date: 06 Mar 2000 10:16:54 -0600
>
>"Dat Nguyen" <thucdat / hotmail.com> writes:
>
> > It works great on my Linux box, no need to download anything extra.
> > However, as seen from the 'irb/main', it's not applicable for my WIN/NT.
> > That's why I am trying to work around, since I don't have any tool to
> > recompile Ruby on my WIN/NT.
>
>Then I'd suggest sample/eval.rb
>
>
>Dave

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