Hi,

I find the error message and pointer ("^") below a bit strange:

irb(main):002:0> -9_.1
-9.1
irb(main):003:0> -9_._8
SyntaxError: compile error
(irb):3: trailing `_' in number
-9_._8
   ^
        from (irb):3
irb(main):004:0> exit

feldt@CHALMERS1500 /tmp/rockit/temp/src
$ ruby -v
ruby 1.7.1 (2001-10-22) [i686-cygwin]

/Robert