Phil Tomson wrote:
> In article <3c20319c$0$23431$afc38c87 / news.optusnet.com.au>,
> Nightblade <nightblade / no.spam.thanks.com> wrote:
> >
> >I'm new to Ruby, so please don't shout.  :-)  I used to really like doing
> >these kind of things in Perl:  (example in metacode)
> 
> BTW: this will work in Ruby, just as you have it here: 
> >
> >  $debug and print "some kind of message"
> >
> >and:
> >
> 
> This one won't work( but see my previous reply for an alternative):
> >  unless $quiet print "extra info here"

either 

  unless $quiet then print "extra info here" end

or

  print "extra info here" unless $quite

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