On Sat, Oct 20, 2001 at 08:47:12PM +0900, HarryO wrote:
> In article <001501c15928$5bcfe640$0200a8c0 / austin.rr.com>, "Hal E. Fulton"
> <hal9000 / hypermetrics.com> wrote:
> 
> > If you desperately want to start the block on the next line, you could
> > always use the (ugly) backslash trick:
> > 
> >     addressbook.each_line  \
> >     {
> >        #...
> >     }
> 
> If I were a bit more clever (hmmm ... a lot more clever), I'd try to patch
> the interpreter to handle just this partcular case. I love ruby, but this
> one code layout issue drives me nuts.
> 
> I know it's horribly anal retentive to worry about things like where braces
> go, but it's somewhat of a programmer tradition, isn't it :-) ??

Same here, but more importantly, for me, it's easier to see the matching
braces, even if my editor can show me the matchings.  Plus, the symmetry
appeals to me.

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