Rick DeNatale wrote:
> 
> By the way Bill, seeing who you seem to work for, I'd like to dedicate
> whatever help I've given to you to the memory of Wally Schirra!

You helped me learn more Ruby; always a pure joy.  Thank you.

I've since decided that I'm going to require the users
specify the format instead of trying to back it out --
there are cases for which you just can't back out the
correct format.  Besides, the need is infrequent, and
I have no sympathy for code that employs formatted reads...

> Are you a turtle? <G>

You bet your sweet ass I am! ;)

Regards,
--
Bil Kleb
http://fun3d.larc.nasa.gov