James Byrne wrote:
> I have a number of "puts" in my testcase file.  When I run my test 
> harness using ruby -w test/testcase.rb the first "puts" in the second 
> method prefixes the output string with a '.'  I cannot seem to locate 
> any reference to this behaviour.  Under what circumstances does "puts" 
> without any argument produce '.' as output?

If you are running this as part of the standard Test::Unit test case 
runner, then it is probably Test::Unit printing the ".".  It prints one 
period for each test case run.

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