On Sep 19, 2008, at 8:00 AM, Krzysieq wrote:

> Sill answer, but what is $KCODE ??

It's a global variable that affects how Ruby 1.8 handles characters.

> And as You might have guessed, no, I haven't set it.

Does your code run inside of a recent version of Rails?  I'm just  
asking because it sets $KCODE for you.

James Edward Gray II