Ralph Shnelvar wrote:
> I have a collection of variables named
>   @a_something, @c_something, @f_something, @y_something, @z_something
> 
> 
> I want to do something like
>   def some_thing(one_char)
>     xxx = XXXX('@'+one_char+'_something')
>     subr(xxx)
>   end
> 
> I want
>   some_thing('c')
> to have the same effect as
>   subr(@c_something)
> 
> 
> What should XXXX be (should it be eval ...?)?
> 
> This seems to work in 1.8.  Will it work in 1.9?
> 
> I have read that the dynamic creation of variables in 1.9 is prohibited 
> ... but I'm not sure if this applies in my case since @c_something 
> (etc.) already exists.
instance_variable_get("@#{one_char}_something")

Though not knowing at all what you're actually trying to accomplish, 
maybe you just want to use a hash instead?
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