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On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 10:34 AM, Robert Klemme
<shortcutter / googlemail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 8:55 PM, Simon Harrison <simon / simonharrison.net>
> wrote:
> > Ryan Davis wrote in post #1010583:
> >> On Jul 13, 2011, at 14:51 , Simon Harrison wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >> What you really want to execute is:
> >>
> >>> (1..100).each do |num|
> >>>   FileUtils.mkdir "Prefix-%03d" % num
> >>> end
> >>
> >> which is just syntactic sugar for:
> >
> > Thanks for clearing that up, Ryan. Out of curiosity what was the end of
> > the last line above?
>
> It's called "colon": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colon_%28punctuation%29
>
> Or what did you mean?
>
> SCNR
>
> robert
>
>
> --
> remember.guy do |as, often| as.you_can - without end
> http://blog.rubybestpractices.com/
>
>
I think Ryan was saying that `receiver % arg` was syntactic sugar for
`receiver.%(arg)` but the second part was in a quote which made it look like
it wasn't part of his response, so his response looked unfinished.

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