Jon wrote:
> Thanks guys, some outstandingly useful and pertinent advice.
> 
> I know it's a common complaint with Ruby, but is there no online or
> offline documentation regarding eval?
Check http://ruby-doc.org/core/classes/Kernel.src/M003216.html.  No idea 
what context your string's getting evaluated in, though...  That'd be 
ajaxscaffold-specific.

-- 
Alex