Eero Saynatkari wrote:
> Since you asked.. :)
>
> We have managed to make do without Array access raising exceptions.
>
> I would REALLY recommend leaving behind the baggage of any previous
> languages and take a head-first plunge. In Ruby, Array access returns
> a nil if the index is not found. Embrace it! Form your code around the
> Ruby idioms, not the other way around!
>
> The payoff will be much greater.
>   
Certainly possible. I'm not uncomfortable with new ways of doing things 
(I really like Ruby iteration, for example), I'm just worried this 
difference might cause hard-to-find errors. But I just posted that as a 
more general question, so 'nuff said here :-)