Peter Ertl wrote:
> class String
>   def eq(arg)
>     self.casecmp(arg ) == 0
>   end
> end
> 
> puts "Test".eq("test")
> 
>>true

And how can I define eq as an binary operator on String-s allowing me to 
write "Test" eq "test"? (And if this is possible, how can set a priority 
for such operator?)

P.

>>--- Ursprgliche Nachricht ---
>>On 3/21/06, Shea Martin <null / void.0> wrote:
>>
>>>For doing case insensitive comparisons, I have been using
>>>
>>>if str1.casecmp(str2)==0
>>>        puts 'equal'
>>>else
>>>        puts 'not equal'
>>>end
>>>
>>>Is their a way to do this with simpler syntax?
>>
>>I find String#downcase convenient for these sorts of comparisons:
>>
>>  if str1.downcase == str2.downcase
>>    puts 'equal'
>>  else
>>    puts 'not equal'
>>  end
>>
>>Jacob Fugal
>>
> 
> 
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