On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 8:18 PM, jzakiya <jzakiya / mail.com> wrote:
> You can do this:
>
> n1, n2, n3, n4 = nil
>
> But you can't do this:
>
> n1, n2, n3, n4 = [something]
>
> And you can't do this:
>
> n1, n2, n3, n4  [+,-,*, etc]= [something]

This really suggests that n1, n2, n3, n4 want to be n[1..4]. Then see
http://weblog.raganwald.com/2007/10/stringtoproc.html

martin