On Sunday 23 April 2006 08:30 pm, Botp wrote:
> Justin Collins [mailto:collinsj / seattleu.edu] :
>
> # In that case, wouldn't it be easier to just do
> #
> # ["sample", "short sample", "there is quite a number of strings longer
> # than this"]
>
> that's what i'm doing now (instead of escaping). But as much as possible, I
> would like to quote only when needed.
>

But why?  %w is intended as a shortcut when everthing is a single word.  For 
anything else, use quotes.