On 2/4/06, Matthew Desmarais <desmarm / gmail.com> wrote:
> Mark Volkmann wrote:
> > On 2/4/06, Matthew Desmarais <desmarm / gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >> P.S.  I just realized that you'll get a good idea of what (aside from
> >> core) is in your ruby by evaluating $".  That's the array that holds the
> >> list of files that have been require'd.
> >
> > Good suggestion!  I tried that and I see that "rubygems.rb" is being
> > loaded. I just don't know why that is happening. Is that something
> > that automatically happens when you are using the latest version of
> > the Windows One Click Installer?  As was suggested earlier,
> > rubygems.rb ends up requiring parsedate.rb.
> >
> Very odd.  I noticed that earlier in the thread that you said that you
> didn't have a RUBYOPTS environment variable set.  The environment
> variable that will get you is actually RUBYOPT.  Is it possible that you
> have this one set?  If not then you can color me puzzled.

Oops!  You can color me red.  I do have RUBYOPT set and it's set to
rubygems. So that explains why the Date class is available without me
requiring it.

> > This still leaves the question of why ruby-doc.org documents the Date
> > class as being in the Core API.
> >
> Oh, that?  I have no idea. ;-)
>
> It probably shouldn't be though, eh?

Right.

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R. Mark Volkmann
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