>>>>> "R" == Robert McGovern <duemoko / bigfoot.com> writes:

R> However the second, simply printed nothing. Am I wrong to expect that a 
R> range can work for both up and down?

 Range can work only up.

 Except for Fixnum and Numeric, Range#each use #succ and it's difficult to
 define the inverse of #succ for any type


Guy Decoux