Hi,

Maybe you have corrupted Ruby installation or just corrupted date.rb file.
I have no unprintable characters here:

>> require 'date'
=> true
>> Date::MONTHNAMES
=> [nil, "January", "February", "March", "April", "May", "June",
"July", "August", "September", "October", "November", "December"]

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Martins

On 4/2/06, Les Nightingill <lester / ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> I'm getting 3 unprintable characters after April when use
> Date::MONTHNAMES. So I get JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilxxxMayJune....etc
> but the 3 'x's are unprintable characters!! What is this April fool
> doing wrong?
> It the same if I use strftime, or mydate.month.
> thanks in advance
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