On Jan 29, 2006, at 10:21 AM, Edwin van Leeuwen wrote:

> Hi guys,
>
> I'm trying to learn the usage of yaml from:
> http://yaml4r.sourceforge.net/doc/ and keep getting problems. The
> biggest problem seems to be that the --- separator isn't included
> anymore. For example:
> irb(main):009:0> puts( true.to_yaml )
> true
>
> instead of the documented:
> puts( true.to_yaml )
> # prints:
> #   --- true
>
> This makes it harder to just dump data to a file and load it later. I
> reverted back to ruby 1.8.2 and there everything seems to be working
> normally. I looked at the rdoc of 1.8.4 and all over the web and they
> all indicate that the former behaviour is the correct one. Is this  
> a bug
> or has something changed?

This was a common problem with Ruby 1.8.3, but it has been fixed in  
Ruby 1.8.4.

James Edward Gray II