On 12/30/06, Haofei Wang <yuesefa / gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Given that Ruby doesn't allow this, maybe the problem you want to solve
> > has a simple solution using another language feature. For what
> > purpose(s) would you want to use variable references?
>
> Just curious. i vaguely have heard of it before

If you're interested, I had a thread called "patching strings together
to make a variable" a long while back which had some references to
doing such tricks..