From: Gregory Brown [mailto:gregory.t.brown / gmail.com]=20
# On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 4:50 AM, Pe=F1a, Botp=20
# <botp / delmonte-phil.com> wrote:
# > From: S2 [mailto:sto.giocando / motor.storm]
# > # thanks. even if 'h=E4llo'[0, 2] looks better
# > upgrade?
# It concerns me that people are suggesting using various backwards
# incompatible changes in Ruby 1.8.7
# Though 1.8.7 may be a good fallback for 1.9 only libraries that may
# make things work as expected, I hate the idea of writing code that
# works on 1.8.7 but not other versions of Ruby 1.8.  At this point, I
# feel like 1.8.6 is still the 'real' Ruby 1.8, anyway.

cmon, greg, what could be better than

  'h=E4llo'[0, 2]

?

the change is good.

kind regards -botp