From: "Dat Nguyen" <thucdat / hotmail.com>
Subject: [ruby-talk:03645] Perl and Ruby: an Irony
Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2000 02:47:47 EDT

> I am not sure which one, Perl or Ruby, is more readable here. This is a 
> curious observation: to get rid of the $ on one line, one has to pay #{} on 
> the following line. Is this the principle "pay it now, or pay it later ... 
> with interest!" ?

just my two cents
you don't have to use '#{}' for each variables.
--
          yashi

$<.each do |l| if /1999/ =~ l print "#{l.split.join(':')}\n" end end