On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 9:31 PM, Abder-rahman Ali
<abder.rahman.ali / gmail.com> wrote:
> I have the problem:
>
> undefined local variable or method `code_words' for main:Ob
>
> I'm trying to work on an example from the Why's poignant guide to Ruby,
> and don't know why I'm getting the preceding error.
>
> I just made some small changes in the example, and they are not related
> to the syntax, just the fill outs.
>
> The first .rb is "wordlist.erb": http://pastie.org/1031629
>
> The second one, "idea.rb": http://pastie.org/1031631
>
> Provided that the Ruby version I'm using is: ruby 1.8.6
>
> So, any idea how I can workaround this issue?

Local variables are not visible outside of the file they are created.
You will to make code_words a global variable ($code_words) or a
constant (CODE_WORDS). I think for an example like this one those are
the two simplest ways.

Jesus.