Pascal J. Bourguignon wrote:
> Guy Dols <guy_dols / hotmail.com> writes:
>
>   
>> hy
>>
>> i am new to ruby i am trieng to get some skils but i have a problem when
>> i use a fixnum :
>>
>> years = ask("")
>> days = years * 365
>> puts days
>>
>>
>> my answer is
>> 222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222
>>
>> but i should be 730
>>     
>
>
> I think you are lying. Twice.
>
> First, the answer is probably not what you're telling but rather:
>
> 22222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222
>
> Then it should NOT be 730, but what you get.
>
> This is because for all we know, ask("") is returning "2" and 365
> times "2" is a string containing 365 2s.  At least in such a inferior
> language as Ruby.
>
>   
Unsuccessful troll is unsuccessful.
>
> In more strongly typed programming languages such as Common Lisp,
> you'd get an error:
>
> C/USER[929]> (* "2" 365)
>
> *** - *: "2" is not a number
>
>
>
>   
>> i have an screenshot  as an attachment plz help me
>>     
>
> Good for you!
>
>
>   


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