>>>>> "D" == David Alan Black <dblack / candle.superlink.net> writes:

D> On Mon, 17 Dec 2001, Thaddeus L. Olczyk wrote:

>> For the truely intelligent who try this, thanks.

 Personnaly, I'm really stupid

D> I take it that you MUST use String#each_byte, so here:

 Well it exist always a possibility to write stupid thing :-))

D>   str.each_byte {|b|
[...]
D>   }

   str = "hello 123 I am a String"
   str.gsub!(/./m) do |b|
      case b
      when /[[:lower:]]/
         "\\x" + "%x" % b[0] # this is % that you want ?
      else
         b
      end
   end
   p str



Guy Decoux