Hi --

On Mon, 14 Aug 2006, Logan Capaldo wrote:

>
> On Aug 12, 2006, at 7:39 PM, dblack / wobblini.net wrote:
>
>> 
>> Yes, that's a more cogent explanation, and it accounts for:
>>
>>   a, b = "abc\ndef"  =>  a == "abc\n", b = "def"
>
> irb(main):047:0> a, b = "abc\ndef"
> => ["abc\ndef"]
> irb(main):048:0> p a
> "abc\ndef"
> => nil
> irb(main):049:0> p b
> nil
> => nil
> irb(main):050:0> RUBY_VERSION
> => "1.8.4"
>
> Oh I see, it works with *"abc\ndef".

Yes -- I forgot the *, which sort of made my point pointless :-)


David

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