lasitha wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 11:54 PM, Aldric Giacomoni
> <"aldric[remove]"@trevoke.net> wrote:
>   
>> Say I have a string like.. At random...
>> string = "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog"
>> I'd like to do something like:
>> puts "Yes!" if string.include? ('quick', 'brown', 'lazy')
>> Expected behavior : if -any- of them are included, return true.
>>
>> Is that possible with a built-in method?
>>     
>
> $: irb
> 01> s = "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog"
> --> "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog"
> 02> s =~ /(quick|brown|fox)/
> --> 4
> 03> s =~ /(not|this|nor|that)/
> --> nil
>
> Cheers,
> lasitha.
>
>   
Oh.. Duh! Must learn to thing with regexp. Thank you! What does the 
number mean?

--Aldric