On Jan 6, 2010, at 6:04 PM, Eric Christopherson wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 4:07 PM, Ryan Davis <ryand- 
> ruby / zenspider.com> wrote:
>> 502 % ri Object.hash
>> ------------------------------------------------------------  
>> Object#hash
>>     obj.hash    => fixnum
>>
>>     From Ruby 1.8
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>     Generates a +Fixnum+ hash value for this object. This function  
>> must
>
> I'm new to Ruby and have been wondering what +...+ is. Does it mark
> emphasis in some markup language?
>


yes, and if you're using fastri (it's a gem), you'll get actual  
highlighting rather than seeing the + markup (which is from the RDoc).

-Rob

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