On Jan 27, 6:24 pm, Thomas Hafner <tho... / hafner.NL.EU.ORG> wrote:
> I'll try. Everytime the block is executed, new variables n, i and j
> are created, because they don't already exist outside the block. If
> you want i to be shared, it should already exist before, e.g.:
>
>   i = nil
>   2.times{|n| i,j = n,i; puts "i=#{i}, j=#{j.inspect}"}

Thanks for the reply. I think I've succeeded in adjusting my mental 
model enough that this now makes sense. :-)

Robin