On 8/21/06, Srinivas JONNALAGADDA <srinivas.j / siritech.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> I was trying the well-known problem of writing a program that outputs
> itself. Here is first trial.
>
  <snip>
>
> Greetings,
> JS
>

It's not an answer to your question, but this page may be of some
interest to you:
http://wiki.rubygarden.org/Ruby/page/show/RubyQuines

hth,
-Harold