On 9/21/2012 6:18 PM, 7stud -- wrote:
> Jan E. wrote in post #1076932:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Why is everybody using this Java-like exception syntax nowadays? Is
>> there some book teaching this?
>>
>> Use
>>
>> raise SyntaxError, "Modes Allowed: #{modes}"
>>
>
> Because that syntax is dumb?
>
If there is not difference in the operation such as in:
newregex = /[\d]+/
newregex = Regexp.new("[\\d]+")

so there is not really a good reason to use one or the other since the 
result is the same.

Thanks,
Eliezer

-- 
Eliezer Croitoru
https://www1.ngtech.co.il
IT consulting for Nonprofit organizations
eliezer <at> ngtech.co.il