From: david karapetyan [mailto:dkarapetyan / gmail.com] 
# I don't think what you are doing is valid code. Ruby is call 
# by value so the arguments to a method
# get evaluated before anything happens. If your x method takes 
# an argument then your code won't work.

arggh, what was i thinking :( i need a ptr to the fxn in ruby. 
you are right, of course.
kind regards -botp