I like it. I's a much better idea than either of mine.

Regards, Morton

On Aug 12, 2006, at 2:39 AM, Gennady Bystritsky wrote:

> irb(main):001:0> a, b, c = Array.new(3) { '' }
> => ["", "", ""]
> irb(main):002:0> a
> => ""
> irb(main):003:0> b
> => ""
> irb(main):004:0> c
> => ""
> irb(main):005:0> a.object_id
> => 203740
> irb(main):006:0> b.object_id
> => 203730
> irb(main):007:0> c.object_id
> => 203720
> irb(main):008:0>
>
> It will work for global and instance variables as well.
>
> Best,
> Gennady.