On Saturday, October 16, 2010 05:00:10 am Robert Klemme wrote:
> On 16.10.2010 06:50, Terry Michaels wrote:
> > I have a array of directories passed into my program. I want a new array
> > which is a list of all files in said directories (only one level deep is
> > necessary). N.B.:
> > 
> > 1. Each elements of the new array must be an absolute (full) path, or at
> > least relative to the cwd. (Assume all directories provided are also
> > absolute or relative to cwd)
> > 2. OS and preference agnostic: Especially, I do not know what directory
> > separator will be used (say, backward- or forward-slash) or whether
> > there will be a trailing directory separator in the directory path (say,
> > a trailing forward-slash).
> 
> You can always use a forward slash in Ruby.

Also worth mentioning: I don't know of any OSes Ruby supports which don't also 
support a forward Slash. For example, while Windows typically uses 
backslashes, it also supports forward slashes.