On Jan 25, 12:43 pm, s... / signature.invalid (Douglas Wells) wrote:
> notion (from .../doc/ruby18/ruby-man/syntax.html):
>
>     "If the - [is] placed before the delimiter, then all leading
>     whitespcae [sic] characters (tabs or spaces) are stripped from
>     input lines and the line containing [the] delimiter. This
>     allows here-documents within scripts to be indented in a natural
>     fashion."

Where is this document that you're referring to? I just checked my
(win32 installer) version of Ruby 1.8.5, and I have no document named
'syntax.html' anywhere in the tree of files.