On 6/3/07, Nobuyoshi Nakada <nobu / ruby-lang.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> At Sun, 3 Jun 2007 13:56:05 +0900,
> Patrick Hurley wrote in [ruby-talk:254059]:
> > I think he wanted MatchData objects. The String#index method returns
> > the index (numeric position of the match). But if all you want are
> > captures, then index is a good solution.
>
> String#index also sets $~.
>
> --
> Nobu Nakada
>
>

I should have know to never question Nobu Nakada :-), I always forget
about those variables.

Thanks
pth