On Jun 17, 2011, at 3:49 PM, Jeremy Bopp wrote:
> 
> According to the documentation for File.expand_path, all that is
> required is that $HOME is set correctly.  It doesn't apparently use the
> shell to figure this out.  Chad's method even works on Windows. :-)
> 
> I might simplify this just a tiny bit though:
> 
> File.expand_path("~/#{filename}")

I use File.join for such situations due to separator differences. Is this
unnecessary for some reason?

Michael Edgar
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