In article <20020411031132.6B96E114F / sharui.nakada.kanuma.tochigi.jp>,
 nobu.nokada / softhome.net wrote:

> >          x.type == "Regexp" ? x : Regexp.new(Regexp.escape(x.to_s))
> 
> Kernel#type returns class itself, not class name.

Oops.  You know, my desk is collecting a series of nice forehead-shaped 
dents from stupid overights like this.