On Thu, 19 Oct 2006 22:03:07 +0900
"Parv G." <ghotrapa / yahoo.com> wrote:

> hello all,
> i'm new to ruby and need some help on what seems like a simple issue.
> 
> How do i find out if the argument passed to a method is a string or
> an integer?
> 
> Here's what i'm trying to do:
> 
> def method_test(some_arg)
>   if some_arg is string
>     #callmethod A
>   else
>     #callmethod B
>   end
> end

irb(main):002:0> 'a'.is_a?(String)
=> true

etc.

-- Thomas Adam