John Maclean wrote:
> Chaps,
>
> Here's a short script to keep requesting for input...
>
> #!/usr/bin/ruby -w
> def chomper
>   xx = gets.chomp!
>   until $_ == "qq"
>     puts "hit me with a squirell!"
>     xx = gets.chomp!
>     xx
>   end
> end
>
> chomper
>
> # this works but surely there must be a way to incoporate a variable
> in there?
>
> #!/usr/bin/ruby -w
> def chomper
>   xx = gets.chomp!
>   until xx == "qq"
>     puts "hit me with a squirell!"
>     xx
>   end
> end
>
> #this don't work.


def chomper
  until (xx = gets.chomp) == 'qq'
    puts "hit me with a squirell!"
  end
  xx
end

puts chomper