May I suggest the following patch to the ruby-1.4 manual to allow ease of
indexing...?
	Hugh
	hgs / dmu.ac.uk
--- ruby-man-1.4/syntax.html    Wed Dec  8 01:01:31 1999
+++ ruby-man-1.4/syntax2.html   Wed Jun 14 12:17:48 2000
@@ -694,22 +694,22 @@
 <blockquote>
 <DL COMPACT>
 
-<DT><CODE>self</CODE>
+<DT><CODE><A NAME="self">self</A></CODE>
 <DD>
 the receiver of the current method
-<DT><CODE>nil</CODE>
+<DT><CODE><A NAME="nil">nil</A></CODE>
 <DD>
 the sole instance of the Class NilClass(represents false)
-<DT><CODE>true</CODE>
+<DT><CODE><A NAME="true">true</A></CODE>
 <DD>
 the sole instance of the Class TrueClass(typical true value)
-<DT><CODE>false</CODE>
+<DT><CODE><A NAME="false">false</A></CODE>
 <DD>
 the sole instance of the Class FalseClass(represents false)
-<DT><code>__FILE__</code>
+<DT><code><A NAME="__FILE__">__FILE__</A></code>
 <DD>
 the current source file name.
-<DT><code>__LINE__</code>
+<DT><code><A NAME="__LINE__">__LINE__</A></code>
 <DD>
 the current line number in the source file.
 </DL>