> -----Original Message-----
> From: Logan Capaldo [mailto:logancapaldo / gmail.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2006 10:17 AM
> To: ruby-talk ML
> Subject: Re: Pathname
> 
> 
> 
> On May 30, 2006, at 12:55 AM, Daniel Berger wrote:
> 
> > Daniel Berger wrote:
> >> transfire / gmail.com wrote:
> >
> > <snip>
> >
> >>> More importantly, I think it would be nice if there were a
> >>> shorter way
> >>> to define a path, perhaps a percent literal like %p{a/b}.
> >> Good idea.  I'm stealing it for pathname2. :)
> >
> > Well, I would have stolen it, except that I forgot that there's no  
> > way to define % literals in Ruby 1.8 afaik.  I'm not sure about 1.9.
> >
> > Related RCR: http://www.rcrchive.net/rcr/show/279
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Dan
> >
> >
> 
> Well, is this close enough?
> 
> module Kernel
>    def pn(s)
>      Pathname.new(s)
>    end
> end
> 
> pn %{a/b}
> 
> It almost looks like a % literal.

Hm, I suppose I could do that. :)

Thanks,

Dan 


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