oh ok thats right it has to be an object in order to be useful. The book 
i am reading didnt mention that in the entire chapter on arrays. thats 
why i didnt get it.



Michael Gorsuch wrote:
> When you call 'info[]', the '[]' piece is actually trying to invoke a 
> method
> in the object.
> 
> since 'info' is not delcared as an object, Ruby has no clue what to do.
> 
> Now, if you did this:
> 
> info = []
> 
> or
> 
> info = Array.new
> 
> You'd be better off.
> 
> As for stuffing 'info' with data, you can do this:
> 
> info << gets.comp
> 
> and
> 
> info.sort!
> 
> Does this help you at al

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