Sorry type was misleading - the variable could be anything, I'm not
doing anything to do with the class of an instance. I had tried it out
but I'm quite new to ruby so I doubted myself and thought I'd ask
those in the know!

On Jul 4, 11:32 am, "Robert Klemme" <shortcut... / googlemail.com>
wrote:
> 2007/7/4, tobyclem... / gmail.com <tobyclem... / gmail.com>:
>
>
>
> > Hi,
>
> > I've read through some of the other case statement posts but can't
> > find any that answer me this question.
>
> > I know that the case doesn't allow the follow through aspect of case
> > statements from other languages but is the following valid:
>
> > case type
> >   when 1
> >     # do stuff for type 1
> >   when 1,2
> >     # do stuff for both type 1 and 2
> > end
>
> > If it isn't valid, what is the easiest way to obtain this
> > functionality
>
> Why don't you just try it out?
>
> Btw, what is the "type" that you are checking?  I ask because if you
> want to do something based on the class of an instance there are
> different means.
>
> Kind regards
>
> robert
>
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