Tobias Reif wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> IMHO it's awkward that when I want to delete 'http://', and do
> 
> irb(main):044:0> 'http://www.hotpita.net'.delete 'http://'
> , I get
> "www.oia.ne"
> 
> , and that I have to use
> 
> irb(main):045:0> 'http://www.hotpita.net'.sub /http:\/\//,''
> to get
> "www.hotpita.net"
> 
>  What else could I use?
> 
> Tobi
> 
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
one way...

"/http:\/\//.match('http://www.hotpita.net').post_match"

the outside quotes are used only in this post to, hopefully, keep all the 
slashes showing up correctly in news readers (I had trouble with another 
similar post).

~mm