On 24.07.2007 21:39, Ari Brown wrote:
> 
> On Jul 24, 2007, at 3:21 PM, Michael Gorsuch wrote:
>> Well, can you just send whatever you need to send via puts?
>>
>> Example:
>>
>> class MyThingy < GServer
>>   def initialize(port=3000, *args)
>>     super(port, *args)
>>   end
>>   def serve(io)
>>     io.puts "Hello!"
>>   end
>> end
> 
> Well, except I'm not trying to send "hello". I'm trying to keep my 
> script nice and clean, so I have a bunch of ugly code in a separate file 
> (which I call with require) and a method test().  If I pass io as an 
> argument with test:
> 
> def serve(io)
>     test(io)
> end
> 
> and then later in test(io) have
> 
> io.puts
> 
> will the variable scope allow that?
> 
> Or should I find a way to reroute $stdout?

It seems you want your script to act as a _server_.  In that case class 
TCPServer will help you.  Please have a look:

http://www.ruby-doc.org/docs/ProgrammingRuby/html/lib_network.html

Kind regards

	robert