On Dec 28, 2006, at 24:31, Taylor Strait wrote:
>> It couldn't have.
>>
>> strip removes newlines, because they are whitespace.
>> On the other hand, neither chomp nor strip removes "\240".
>>
>>>> "foo  \n".strip
>> => "foo"
>>>> ("foo " + 0240.chr).chomp
>> => "foo \240"
>
> This is why I shouldn't code at 3:30am!  I had used chop instead,  
> which
> of course truncated the text in rare cases.  How can I remove \240?

String#gsub

line.gsub(/[\240]/, '')

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