Matthieu TC wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Can anyone satisfy my curiosity and tell me what the global variable $binding is for?
> 
> I though it might be a default binding for eval calls but my tests didnt concur.

Irb uses $binding. But ruby does not:

$ ruby -ve 'p global_variables.grep(/binding/)'
ruby 1.8.6 (2007-03-13 patchlevel 0) [i686-linux]
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