On Jan 31, 2006, at 6:58 PM, ara.t.howard / noaa.gov wrote:

>   Array::new(42).map{String::new}

That can be shortened to:

 >> Array.new(42) { String.new }
=> ["", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "",  
"", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "",  
"", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", ""]

James Edward Gray II