Chris Uzdavinis wrote:
> 
> Yuri Leikind <YuriLeikind / scnsoft.com> writes:
> 
> > Can't find the equivalent of Perl ord() in
> > Ruby. There's chr(), though.
> >
> > It's probably in front of my eyes, but ...
> 
> Perl:
>   ord('c')          # ==> 99
> 
> Ruby:
>   ?c                # ==> 99
> 
> --
> Chris

Ok, but as this a form of a Fixnum literal,
this trick seems to be impossible with a 
character  stored in a variable. I wish I could 
do this:

var="a"
puts var.ord

-- 
Best regards,
Yuri Leikind

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