On May 10, 2006, at 8:32 AM, Daniel Schierbeck wrote:

> Come to think of it, Symbol doesn't define #to_str, so maybe this  
> is better:
>
>   name.to_sym.to_str.split(...

You're right it doesn't, so how does explicitly converting name into  
a symbol and then calling to_str help?

Ah nevermind I see from your code this was probably a typo. Then  
riddle me this, why the double conversion?

to_sym.to_s should just be squished into to_s.