On 8/18/07, Phlip <phlip2005 / gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Think of do-end as a block that iterates 1 time. That's what it is!
>
> Please read my posting history, blogs, Ruby open source, etc. (-;
>
> Robert Klemme wrote:
>
> > Actually it's not the "10" but the "times" because "CPU8086" would be a
> > method.
> >
> > def CPU8086(&b)
>
> The point: I thought a method was forbidden as a constant. Easy to write but
> hard to call.
>
> By contrast...
>
>   doc = Hpricot(my_html_string)
>
> His Whyness did something to the module to make it take a method call
> directly...
>

No modules were hacked or harmed.  He just defined a method:

3 	def Hpricot(input = nil, opts = {}, &blk)
4 	  Hpricot.parse(input, opts, &blk)
5 	end

http://code.whytheluckystiff.net/hpricot/browser/trunk/lib/hpricot/parse.rb

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