Jens Wille wrote:
> and wrt tim's comment: since we're using IO#gets there's no need to
> check for empty files. with IO#readline it's another matter. but why
> bother? did you (tim) have something else in mind?

All I had in mind was that, when I write a piece of code that expects a 
file to have at least 2 lines, then I need to think for a second about 
what it should do when the file has only 1 line, or 0 lines. It depends 
on the program. That's all.

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