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On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 4:01 PM, Brian Candler <b.candler / pobox.com> wrote:

> Peter Vandenabeele wrote in post #1024278:
>
> >> Peter is there any difference between chomp and
> >> This:
> >> string  tring.gsub(/\n/," ")
> >> chomp looks easier to remember.
> >
> > Well yes, a lot of difference ...
> >
> > gsub(/\n/, "") will produce a new string, where occurences of a newline
> > character ("\n") are replaced with a space.
> >
> > chomp will remove the last newline/carriage return combination
> > (0 or 1 CR and 0 or 1 LF if I am right).
>
> chomp does also produce a new string:
>

Indeed, thanks for pointing that out.

Peter

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