Nevermind, figured it out.

Note to self:

$KCODE = "UTF-8"
ruby -Ku script_with_funky_chars

Pardon the bother.

On Nov 11, 12:05  뮮 
> I'm trying to figure out how to define as a method a special math
> symbol:
>
> def  num  Not seeing the square root symbol after def here?
> Wouldn't surprise me.
> Math.sqrt num
> end
>
> -- but ruby gives me the error:
> :3: Invalid char `\342' in expression
> :3: Invalid char `\210' in expression
> :3: Invalid char `\232' in expression
> Program exited.
>
> I know there is a way to do this and I've looked for a couple days but
> can't seem to re-find it. Anyone ever gotten this to work; if so, how?