Nobuyoshi Nakada wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> At Tue, 24 Jul 2007 17:40:57 +0900,
> Marcin Tyman wrote in [ruby-talk:261483]:
>> Is any way to define static variables over function? As class static
>> variables there is possible to define a static class variable as
>> @@name_of_var. But I'm not sure if Ruby let define such variables in
>> functions (like in C/C++)
> 
>   def foo(x)
>     (0..0).instance_eval{x,@x = @x,x}
>     x
>   end
>   3.times{|i|p foo(i)} #=> nil, 1, 2
> 
> The literal object can be Float, Regexp or Bignum, but Range
> would be faster a bit.
> 

Interesting. That is because Float, Regexp, and Bignum are instantiated 
per scope, right?

Sometimes a little abstraction leakage can be useful!

-- 
       vjoel : Joel VanderWerf : path berkeley edu : 510 665 3407