On 6/30/07, Axel Etzold <AEtzold / gmx.de> wrote:
> Dear Gregory,
>
> > I can only assume so seeing as this is the behaviour of String#to_a in
> > 1.8 and it does not exist in 1.9
> >
> > But no, he'd need to answer that.  Typically if you want to do that
> > kind of manipulation, Array() is better, anyhow.
> >
> > >> Array([1,2,3])
> > => [1, 2, 3]
> > >> Array("foo")
> > => ["foo"]
>
> Well thank you. I was just writing because I feel you should be
> careful before you start hurling "rubbish" at other people - maybe
> in the context they wanted, something else might be more appropriate ...
> e.g., if you create word lists from texts, as I had to lately quite
> a lot.

I wasn't the one who said Rubbish, actually.  That was Bertram.
(Which I thought was rude, too)