hi there

im new to ruby and ive got a bit of a problem

basically i have a text file and i want my ruby class to perform a
regular expression to count the lines with a Tag in the text file

if anyone could offer any help or psuedo code id be very appreciative

my code is below
many thanks

text file:

Tag: ref1
Type: Book
Author: Little, S R

Tag: ref2
Type: Journal
Author: Smith, J

ruby code:

#
  require 'getoptlong'

  opts = GetoptLong.new(
    ['--style', '-n', GetoptLong::NO_ARGUMENT ],
    ['--database', '-i', GetoptLong::REQUIRED_ARGUMENT]
  )
  opts.each do |opt, arg|
    case opt
      when '--style'
         require arg
      when '--database'
    end
  end
#
#
#
# process options
#
#
#
     File.open('reference.txt').each do |line|
#     puts line
     Regexp.new
     end
#
#
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